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USS Arizona - Photographs in UA Library Special Collections, Salvage and Building the Memorial

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This photograph, taken on May 18, 1942, shows salvage work underway on the Arizona. It was taken from the bow of the ship looking back at the collapsed superstructure and foremast.

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Another photograph of the salvage operations, May 18, 1942. This is looking toward the bow of the ship from behind the foremast. The superstructure and the foremast are leaning away from the camera into the gap produced by the exploding magazines. The port leg of the foremast has been removed as part of the process of salvaging material from the ship. (This photo has been cropped slightly to adjust for a tilted camera.)

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