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English: Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack. View looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base and fuel tank farm in the right center distance.

A torpedo has just hit USS West Virginia on the far side of Ford Island (center). Other battleships moored nearby are (from left): Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee (inboard of West Virginia), Oklahoma (torpedoed and listing) alongside Maryland, and California.
On the near side of Ford Island, to the left, are light cruisers Detroit and Raleigh, target and training ship Utah and seaplane tender Tangier. Raleigh and Utah have been torpedoed, and Utah is listing sharply to port.
Japanese planes are visible in the right center (over Ford Island) and over the Navy Yard at right. U.S. Navy planes on the seaplane ramp are on fire.

Japanese writing in the lower right states that the photograph was reproduced by authorization of the Navy Ministry.
中文: 1941年 12月7日珍珠港遇袭最初时候的场景。这张照片是从日本攻击机上拍摄的。
Italiano: Foto scattata da un aereo giapponese pochi minuti dopo l'inizio dell'attacco. A destra, verso est, è visibile il deposito di alimentazione, la base sottomarina e più lontano il deposito di carburante. Un siluro ha appena colpito la West Virginia al di là di Ford Island. Altre navi da guerra si trovano ormeggiate nelle vicinanze (da sinistra): la Nevada, l'Arizona, la Tennessee (all'interno rispetto alla West Virginia), la Oklahoma a fianco della Maryland e la California. Più vicino, verso sinistra, gli incrociatori Raleigh e Detroit (entrambi silurati).
Source Official U.S. Navy photograph NH 50930.
Author Imperial Japanese Navy


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04:39, 14 July 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 04:39, 14 July 2005740 × 545 (99 KB)Ypacaraí{{PD-USGov-NARA}} ---- Photo #: NH 50930 Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941 Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island. View looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base

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