Yue Minjun (b. 1962, Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, China) - #1: Hat, 2005 #2: Mushroom Cloud, 2006 #3: Sea Of The Brain #4: The Lovers from Hats series, 2005 #5: Untitled, 2005 #6: The Entombment, 2010 #7: From Overlapping series, 2012 #8: Freedom Leading The People, 1995-1996 #9: Pyramid, 2001 Paintings: Oil on Canvas
U.S. Navy planes and a hangar burning at the Ford Island Naval Air Station’s seaplane base, during or immediately after the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (USA), on 7 December 1941. The ruined wings of a Consolidated PBY Catalina patrol plane are at left and in the center. Note men with rifles standing in the lower left.
Official U.S. Navy photograph 80-G-19944, now in the collections of the National Archives.
An unknown Navy photographer snapped this photograph of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, just as the USS Shaw exploded.
Photograph of the exact moment the USS Shaw (DD-373) exploded during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 12/07/1941
At right, The bow of USS Nevada can be seen after her aborted escape attempt out channel. Navy Tugboat Hoga (YT-146) maneuvers at the port bow of Nevada whose stern had swung 180 degrees back out towards sea channel after her quartermaster, under orders, nosed her bow into the mud at Hospital point. Hoga and companion tug YT-130 then pulled Nevada free and moved her to the western side of the channel where she settled into the mud at 10:45. Dredge line from the southern tip of Ford island is visible in the foreground. In background at left, smoke rises from Hickam field.
USS Cassin (DD-372) burned out and capsized against USS Downes (DD-375), in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard drydock on 7 December 1941, after the Japanese attack.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives Collection.
Reproductions may also be available at National Archives.
Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941
Blistered paint and other fire damage to the forward hull of USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), in Drydock # 1 at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard shortly after the Japanese raid.
Note Jack flying at the battleship’s bow.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC Collection.