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Crew credited with downing 7 planes

  • NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND

    With the USS Maryland moored at berth F-5, men worked on the capsized hull of the USS Oklahoma after the attack. Below, oil fires burned on the water near Ford Island, shrouding the Maryland in thick smoke shortly after the raid. A tugboat was visible, below right, amid the fires.

Amid the black smoke and intense heat of burning ships nearby and in spite of two direct bomb hits, the crew of the USS Maryland immediately took to their anti-aircraft guns as the reality of the attack sank in. Read more

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