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Sinking USS California

Photo of Sinking USS California

Crew abandoning the damaged USS California (BB-44) as burning oil drifts down on the ship, at about 1000 hrs on the morning of December 7th 1941, shortly after the end of the Japanese raid.

The capsized hull of USS Oklahoma (BB-37) is visible at the right.

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U.S. National Archives