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Friday, December 7, 2012
Pearl Harbor salvage operations
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the work to re-float and salvage the damaged or sunken ships began. It was a huge task.
The Navy has a lot of pictures of the effort. It was unglamorous work, but the sort of thing that won the war.