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English: A navy photographer snapped this photograph of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, just as the USS Shaw exploded. The stern of the USS Nevada can be seen in the foreground. (80-G-16871)
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Author Unknown navy photographer
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Notes

In the Winter 2004, Vol. 36, No. 4 of the National Archives magazine, Prologue, named this image one of its top ten requested images [1]

The other 10 were:

  • Iwo Jima flag raising

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Licensing

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This image is a work of a U.S. military or Department of Defense employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain in the United States.

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References

  1. By Ellen Fried (Winter 2004
    date QS:P,+2004-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P4241,Q40720553
    , Vol. 36, No. 4). From Pearl Harbor to Elvis: Images That Endure. Retrieved on 2007-01-02.

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