Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background.

Caption   Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard USS Enterprise to present awards, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942. Note capsized USS Oklahoma and sunken USS West Virginia and USS Arizona in the background. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 27 May 1942
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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