Pearl Harbor: shocking colorized photographs show the horror of the missile assault

Pearl Harbor: shocking colorized photographs show the horror of the missile assault


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Pearl Harbor: shocking colorized photographs show the horror of the missile assault
Daily Mail ^ | 7 December 2017 | Chris Pleasance

Posted on 12/07/2017 11:16:30 AM PST by mairdie

The full horror of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour has been laid bare in newly colorized pictures released on the 76th anniversary of the assault.

In just 90 minutes, more than 2,400 US servicemen and civilians lost their lives while 17 ships were damaged or lost – dragging America into the Second World War and forever changing the course of the conflict.

The pictures here show the wrecks of the USS California, which sank after being hit by two torpedoes and two bombs, and the USS Oklahoma, which was holed by four torpedoes and capsized.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; History; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: dayofinfamy; pearlharbor


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1 posted on 12/07/2017 11:16:31 AM PST by mairdie

To: mairdie

So “Color” pictures make the horror more horrible?

Who knew.

2 posted on 12/07/2017 11:18:32 AM PST by Autonomous User (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)

To: mairdie

Missile assault??

3 posted on 12/07/2017 11:18:34 AM PST by PGR88

To: mairdie

4 posted on 12/07/2017 11:18:51 AM PST by mairdie

To: mairdie

Not nitpicking completely, but the headline writer chose “missile assault”?

Even the Daily Mail is hiring children to work for them.

5 posted on 12/07/2017 11:19:27 AM PST by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic’s Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer’s!)

To: PGR88

My thought also…what missiles?

6 posted on 12/07/2017 11:19:58 AM PST by CGASMIA68

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