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Explosion of the Destroyer USS Shaw
Explosion of the Destroyer USS Shaw

Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War II.

Navy's Caption: The terrific explosion of the destroyer USS SHAW when her magazine exploded after being bombed by Japanese aircraft in the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on 07 December 1941.

Photo: United States Navy
United States District Courts, District of Hawaii
National Archives and Records Administration
Still Picture Branch - College Park, Maryland
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