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USS Shaw exploding

Photo of USS Shaw exploding

Sailors stand amid wrecked planes at the Ford Island seaplane base, watching as USS Shaw (DD-373) explodes in the center background, December 7th 1941.

USS Nevada (BB-36) is also visible in the middle background, with her bow headed toward the left.
Planes present include PBY, OS2U and SOC types. Wrecked wing in the foreground is from a PBY.

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U.S. National Archives