The USS Arizona is seen ablaze just after its forward magazines exploded along with other warships at Pearl Harbor

 
The USS Arizona is seen ablaze just after its forward magazines exploded along with other warships at Pearl Harbor
The USS Arizona is seen ablaze just after its forward magazines exploded along with other warships at Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. At right, shrouded in smoke from the fire, are the main and foremasts of USS West Virginia, which is listing sharply to port after it was torpedoed. Upright mast further to the right is the main mast of USS Tennessee moored inboard of West Virginia. The bow and foremast of USS Vestal moored outboard of Arizona, are visible at the left. December 7, 2011 marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in which over 2,400 members of the United States military were killed. Picture taken December 7, 1941. REUTERS/Official U.S. Navy Photograph/National Archives collection/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT POLITICS MILITARY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS