West Virginia

Pearl Harbor bombing. After the fire. Battered by aerial torpedoes and bomb hits, the 31,800 ton USS West Virginia (nearest ship) rests on the bottom of Pearl Harbor. Fire following the explosions as well as oil flames from the nearby sunken USS Arizona added extensively to the damage. Noted the wrecked scout plane topside of gun turret at right and the overturned plane in the right hand corner. The battleship USS Tennessee is in the background