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Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/16/2014 9:23:58 PM   
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WWII - Lost Pearl Harbor Footage (low res)
The original footage has since been lost, and the poor quality of this footage is due to the fact that it is a copy. Among the many valuable portions of this footage are shots of USS Nevada (BB-36) underway and firing back at Japanese aircraft, USS Oglala (CM-4) rolling over and sinking, and USS St. Louis underway (CL-4). Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UM-10.

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/16/2014 9:56:10 PM   
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Interesting footage, though CL-4 was the Omaha and she wasn't at Pearl Harbor. They probably meant CL-49.

Someone got some previously classified photos of Pearl Harbor taken during the recovery effort. I believe they were part of a newspaper story that got classified because the US didn't want the Japanese to know how much damage they did. It showed the ingenious techniques used to raise the sunk battleships.

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/16/2014 10:00:19 PM   
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Great footage. Thanks for sharing.

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/16/2014 10:17:04 PM   
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Thanks for sharing the find.

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/17/2014 3:04:57 AM   
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Almost felt like I was there....GP

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/18/2014 10:36:16 AM   
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Nice clips, where were they hiding all this time, I wonder.

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RE: Lost Pearl Harbor Footage - 9/18/2014 3:16:21 PM   
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It's tragic that the original footage was lost! Great film.

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