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Bike messengers leave the White House after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Dark smoke billows from the ship after the Pearl Harbor attack while a man is rescued from the water by sailors in a small boat More details Sailors in a motor launch rescue a man overboard alongside the burning West Virginia during, or shortly after, the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor

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The U.S. Navy battleship USS California (BB-44) slowly sinking alongside Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (USA), as a result of bomb and torpedo damage, 7 December 1941. The destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373) is burning in the floating dry dock YFD-2 in the left distance. The battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) is beached in the left-center distance.

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Pearl Harbor attack- stern and rear mast of USS Nevada (BB-36) visible at left from behind dense smoke of the burning oil from the USS Arizona (BB-39). Nevada has just initiated her escape attempt from Pearl Harbor.

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USS Nevada temporarily beached on hospital point 925AM NARA-80-G-19940.jpg More details The U.S. Navy battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) beached and burning at 0925 hrs on 7 December 1941 after being hit forward by Japanese bombs and torpedoes. Her pilothouse area is discolored by fires in that vicinity. The harbor Tugboat Hoga (YT-146) is alongside Nevada´s port bow, helping to fight fires on the battleship's forecastle. Note channel marker bouy against Nevada's starboard side.

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USS Shaw explodes during the Pearl Harbor attack in Hawaii Around 9:30 AM December 7, 1941.

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