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Explosion of U.S.S. Shaw


Image from Bishop Museum Archives, Honolulu, Hawaii. Images are not to be re-used without permission.

One of the largest explosions of the Dec. 7th attack at Pearl Harbor was that of the U.S.S. Shaw. This spectacular but horrifying picture of the blast is one of the most famous images taken that day.

Collection: General Photograph Collection
Call Number: Military. WWII. December 7, 1941.
Accession Number: 2005.043
Location: Bishop Museum Archives