Pearl Harbor (Standard 4:3) (1943) December 7, 1941, from a color motion picture taken from on board USS Solace (AH-5). This clip was taken from "Prelude To War (1942; 53 minutes). A look at the lead-up to America's involvement in World War II, the first film in the "Why We Fight" series. Directed and produced by Frank Capra
The motion picture from which this is taken is shown backwards, with the fireball oriented to the left. Image from a color print, correctly oriented ls shown below.
Producer: Special Services Division / U. S. Army Signal Corps. Audio / Visual: silent, black and white. Keywords: Stock footage; standard 4:3; historic; 1943; military; war; World War II; Capra, Frank (1897-1991); Japanese; Pearl Harbor; dive bombers; torpedo planes; USS Arizona.
This movie is part of the collection: Stock Footage. Creative Commons license: Public Domain.
More about this image: USS Arizona (BB-39) Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 August 1, 2002
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Download the entire film at: archive.org/details/PreludeToWar and this clip at Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor (Standard 4:3)