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Smoke blackens the sky

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Small craft standing by USS West Virginia (BB-48) as burning oil drifts past the sunken battleship, shortly after the end of the Japanese air raid.

USS Tennessee (BB-43) is moored on West Virginia's starboard side. Both ships are shrouded in smoke from the burning USS Arizona (BB-39), out of view to the right.

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