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Supervising the attack

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The Commanding Officer of the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku watches as planes take off to attack Pearl Harbor, during the morning of December 7th 1941.

The Kanji inscription at left is an exhortation to pilots to do their duty.

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U.S. National Archives