Machine gun emplacement g32492



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  • Sandbagged .30 caliber machine gun emplacement with gun crew on alert, at the seaplane base near Ford Island's southern tip, soon after the Japanese attack.

Note wind sock atop hangar at right, PBY patrol plane warming up by the corner of the hangar, another PBY in the center distance, and three SOC floatplanes at left with the beached battleship Nevada (BB-36) beyond. Sandbags are marked "Permanente".

Pearl Harbor Attack, seaplane base near Ford Island's southern tip
7 December 1941

Removed caption read: Photo # 80-G-32492     Machine gun emplacement at NAS Ford Island, soon after the Pearl Harbor raid

Background notes: Pearl Harbor attack

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