Monday, December 07, 2009

Pearl Harbor 68 year anniversary

Here is a photo of the beginning of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor 68 years ago this morning. The photo depicts the plumes of water from torpedoes exploding as they hit U.S. battleships near Ford Island. The plumes in this photo appear to be rising near the West Virginia and the Oklahoma, both of which would sink relatively quickly that morning.

December 7, 1941

The photo was captured from the Japanese at the close of the war. I got it from

Previous - a chilling story on board the West Virginia.

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