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Deck damage on USS Nevada

Photo of Deck damage on USS Nevada

Damage to the forecastle deck of USS Nevada (BB-36), caused by the explosion of a Japanese bomb below decks. Gun barrels of the battleship's forward 14"/45 triple turret are in the background.

Photographed on December 12th 1941 from on board USS Rail (AM-26), which was tied up alongside Nevada's starboard bow, assisting with salvage efforts.

Note officer in center, wearing a .45 caliber pistol.

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