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USS Arizona burning furiously

Photo of USS Arizona burning furiously

USS Arizona (BB-39) sunk and burning furiously, December 7th 1941. Her forward magazines had exploded when she was hit by a Japanese bomb.

At left, men on the stern of USS Tennessee (BB-43) are playing fire hoses on the water to force burning oil away from their ship.

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