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USS Shaw explodes after being hit by bombs
The USS Shaw explodes after being hit by bombs during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in this Dec. 7, 1941 photo
Battleship USS Arizona belches
In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, the battleship USS Arizona belches smoke as it topples over into the sea during a Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
American ships burn during Japanese attack
In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo, American ships burn during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Japanese bomber on run
A Japanese bomber on a run over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii is shown during the surprise attack of Dec. 7, 1941. Black smoke rises from American ships in the harbor. Below is a U.S. Army air field
Sailors stand as they watch explosion
Sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941.
Investigating explosion and seeing smoke pall
Officers' wives, investigating explosion and seeing smoke pall in distance on Dec. 7, 1941, heard neighbor Mary Naiden, then an Army hostess who took this picture, exclaim 'There are red circles on those planes overhead. They are Japanese!' Realizing war had come, the two women, stunned, start toward quarters.
FILE- USS California, after being struck
This Dec. 7, 1941 file photo provided by the Dept. of Defense shows the USS California, right, after being struck by two battleships and two big bombs during a Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Durrell Conner, who coded and decoded messages for the Navy, was aboard the USS California when it sank in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Conner will return with 17 family members to remember those who died in the Japanese attack 69 years ago during the Pearl Harbor Anniversary.
Smoke clouds sky as two sailors crouch
Smoke clouds the sky over Pearl Harbor as two sailors crouch with their rifles on a pier at the submarine base, trying desperately to locate an enemy to fire upon, Dec. 7, 1941. Submarines berthed nearby are USS Tautog and USS Narwhal
Students of Lunalilo High School
In this Dec. 7, 1941, file photo, students of the Lunalilo High School in the Waikiki district of Honolulu watch their school burn after the roof of the main building, at center, was hit by a bomb during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Infamous attack on Pearl Harbor
The infamous attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The USS Arizona is pictured in flames after the Japanese attack.
Photograph, from Japanese film later captured
This photograph, from a Japanese film later captured by American forces, is taken aboard the Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, just as a Nakajima 'Kate' B-5N bomber is launching off deck for the second wave of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.
Battleship USS West Virginia begins
Torpedoed and bombed by the Japanese, the battleship USS West Virginia begins to sink after suffering heavy damage, center, while the USS Maryland, left, is still afloat in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, in a Dec. 7, 1941 file photo.
Wing of Japanese bomber shot down on grounds
The wing of a Japanese bomber shot down on the grounds of the Naval Hospital at Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941
Stationed on Hawaiian island
Heavy damage is seen on the battleships U.S.S. Casin and the U.S.S. Downes, stationed at Pearl Harbor after the Japanese attack on the Hawaiian island, Dec. 7, 1941.
Small crowd inspects damage
A small crowd inspects the damage, both inside and outside, after a Japanese bomb hit the residence of Paul Goo during the raid on Honolulu Dec. 7, 1941.
Mass lay after city had been attacked
A mass of twisted metal wreckage lay along a Honolulu street after the city had been attacked by Japanese planes Dec. 7, 1941.
Smoke still fogged air at Pearl harbor
Smoke still fogged the air at Pearl harbor, Dec. 7, 1941 as these tractors tugged at what the Navy said was a Japanese two-man submarine, not shown, pulling it up on the beach for inspection after it was disabled in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Shattered wreckage of American planes bombed
The shattered wreckage of American planes bombed by the Japanese in their attack on Pearl Harbor is strewn on Hickam Field, Dec. 7, 1941.
Black smoke rises after they had been bombed
Black smoke rises from the burning wrecks of several U.S. Navy battleships after they had been bombed during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941