Admiral Chester Nimitz addressing officers immediately after assuming command of Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Husband Kimmel at rightAdmiral Nimitz presenting the Navy Cross award to Aviation MachinistJapanese gunboat Tatara (former USS Wake, surrendered to the Japanese on 8 Dec 1941), Shanghai, China, late 1941; she was the only US warship to be surrendered to Japan in WW2Japanese troops in Hong Kong, late Dec 1941
Admiral Chester Nimitz addressing officers immediately after assuming command of Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Husband Kimmel at rightAdmiral Nimitz presenting the Navy Cross award to Aviation Machinist's Mate First Class Wagoner aboard USS Grayling, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941Japanese gunboat Tatara (former USS Wake, surrendered to the Japanese on 8 Dec 1941), Shanghai, China, late 1941; she was the only US warship to be surrendered to Japan in WW2Japanese troops in Hong Kong, late Dec 1941
Japanese Type A-class midget submarine I-22tou which was sunk by destroyer Monaghan inside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States during the Japanese attack, Dec 1941Map showing Japanese offensives in Dec 1941New Mexico at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941Nimitz having just presented Navy Cross award to Ensign Fisler aboard USS Grayling, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Kimmel at right
Japanese Type A-class midget submarine I-22tou which was sunk by destroyer Monaghan inside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States during the Japanese attack, Dec 1941Map showing Japanese offensives in Dec 1941New Mexico at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941Nimitz having just presented Navy Cross award to Ensign Fisler aboard USS Grayling, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Kimmel at right
Nimitz shaking hands with officers at the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941Sketch of the explosion on Hood by Royal Navy Captain J. C. Leach for the 2nd Board of Enquiry, 1941Soviet tank crew raising a flag on a KV-1 heavy tank, Moscow, Russia, 31 Dec 1941USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 5
Nimitz shaking hands with officers at the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941Sketch of the explosion on Hood by Royal Navy Captain J. C. Leach for the 2nd Board of Enquiry, 1941Soviet tank crew raising a flag on a KV-1 heavy tank, Moscow, Russia, 31 Dec 1941USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 5
USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 3 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 4 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 5 of 5
USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 3 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 4 of 5USS New Mexico, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941, photo 5 of 5


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