USS West Virginia burns and sinks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

 
USS West Virginia burns and sinks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
U.S. Navy battleship USS West Virginia burns and sinks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii December 7, 1941. 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/U.S. Navy Photograph/Newscom (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS) 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