Aerial view straight down onto Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 18 Aug 1943.

Caption   Aerial view straight down onto Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 18 Aug 1943. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-451200
More on...   
Pearl Harbor Navy Base and Ford Island Naval Air Station   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Oklahoma   Main article  Photos  
Yorktown (Essex-class)   Main article  Photos  
Independence   Main article  Photos  
Belleau Wood   Main article  Photos  
Essex   Main article  Photos  
Lexington (Essex-class)   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 18 Aug 1943
Photos at Same Place Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 13 Oct 2019

This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (2,104 by 1,907 pixels).

Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".

Did you enjoy this photograph or find this photograph helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this photograph with your friends:


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
13 Oct 2019 12:55:12 PM

Along the upper shore of Ford Island, left to right, are an unidentified Escort Carrier, Fleet Carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class), the overturned hull of the former Battleship USS Utah (sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack of 7 Dec 1941), Light Carrier USS Belleau Wood, and an unidentified ship. Along the lower shore, left to right, are Light Carrier USS Independence, Fleet Carrier USS Essex, and the righted hull of the overturned Battleship USS Oklahoma at right (also sunk 7 Dec 1941). Across the channel from Essex at the Ten-Ten Dock is the Fleet Carrier USS Lexington (Essex-class).

All visitor submitted comments are opinions of those making the submissions and do not reflect views of WW2DB.

Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code



1. We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

2. For inquiries about military records for members of the World War II armed forces, please see our FAQ.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Lat/Long 21.3639, -157.9603
Famous WW2 Quote
"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal

Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!