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USS Shaw goes up in flames

Photo of USS Shaw goes up in flames

Explosion of the forward magazines of USS Shaw (DD-373), in the floating drydock YFD-2, after a bombing attack by Japanese planes on December 7th 1941. USS Nevada (BB-36), also hit by the attackers, is at right.

Photographed from Ford Island, with USS Avocet (AVP-4) partially visible at left.

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