This photo, taken during a passage of the Arizona through the Panama canal, shows the original arrangements for launching aircraft. Just visible on top of turret two is the rear portion of the platform used for flying off the ship's aircraft.
The bridge of the Arizona. The photo was taken in the late 1920's, before the bridge was enlarged considerably during the 1929-1931 modernization.
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