Photographic Journal of the Day
Photos of the December 7, 1941 attack on Hawaii.
- One of 12 B-1s from U.S. Mainland to Hawaii unable to land at Hickam Field due to Japanese attack, made a belly landing on the short fighter airstrip at Bellows Field, on December 7, 1941.
- Three P-40s that attempted to take off from Bellows Field on December 7, 1941 were shot down immediately. Most of the 12 P-40s there, like this one, lined up in neat rows, were riddled by Japanese machine gun fire.
- Japanese midget submarine went aground at Bellows Field on December 7, 1941. It was salvaged by a Navy crew.
- Fuselage of wrecked O-47B at Bellows Field following the December 7, 1941 attack.
- Damaged P-40 at Bellows Field, December 7, 1941.
- B-17 remains on Hickam Field flight line, December 7, 1941.
- Smoke billows from burning B-17 on Hickam Field flight line, December 7, 1941.
- B-17 remains on Hickam Field Flight Line, December 7, 1941.
- Two Japanese aircraft were photographed over Hickam Field by crew members of one of 12 B-17s that arrived from California in middle of attack. This is one of first photos of December 7, 1941 attack.
- The first bombs to strike Hickam Field were dropped on parked planes and the hangar line, December 7, 1941. Personnel cross parade grounds in foreground to view damage.
- Looking out toward Hangar Avenue and the flight line from coutyard between heavily damaged Wing E and Wing D of the big barracks at Hickam Field, December 7, 1941.
- Hangar 35 Dock 1 at Hickam Field with an A-20A aircraft of the 5th Bomb Group on left and O-49 aircraft on right, December 7, 1941.