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USS Arizona - Salvage Operations

These two photographs, both dated May 18, 1942, show salvage work underway on the Arizona.

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 proc ess of salvaging material from the ship. (This photo has been croped slightly to adjust for a tilted camera.)

This was taken from the bow of the ship looking back at the collapsed superstructure and foremast.

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