Views from a dock at Pearl Harbor toward USS California (BB-44) operating under her own power and departing Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, bound for Puget Sound Navy Yard for major reconstruction following her damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the prior December 7. View of crew on her decks looking out over the dock and harbor area. Views from the dock as the battleship slowly moves out. The USS California had been at drydock number two in Pearl Harbor for repairs until June 7, 1942, and then was moved under her own power to a wharf at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard for reinstallation of guns beginning in July before leaving for the Puget Sound Navy Yard on October 10.
USS California (BB-44) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States. A marine sentry moves past in the foreground. Men look at the ship in the foreground from a dock. Crew and dock workers on the deck of the ship. View of aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-3) passing by in the background (having arrived at Pearl Harbor September 21 for repairs). USS California was departing for Puget Sound Navy Yard for major reconstruction following her damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the prior December 7. The USS California underwent dry dock repairs at Pearl Harbor Drydock Number Two until June 7, 1942, and then was moved under her own power to a wharf at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard for reinstallation of guns in July before departing on October 10 for the Puget Sound Navy Yard.
Scenes from the Japanese movie "The War at Sea From Hawaii to Malaya" made in 1942, during World War 2. These sequences purport to present the Pearl Harbor attack from the Japanese point of view. Movie depicts torpedo launched from midget submarine. Mountains in the background. The torpedo hits USS Arizona. Smoke arises from explosions. Submarine rises to the water surface. Burning battleships and naval installations in the background. Young Japanese officer looking at blazing battleship through binoculars. USS Arizona buckling amidships from torpedo explosion. Nighttime scene of Pearl Harbor after the Japanese attack. Interior of the submarine. Officer sending Morse code signal. Communication room aboard Japanese ship. Number of radioman in the room, conversing amongst themselves.
Japanese propaganda film during World War II, aimed at American audiences. Japanese narrator speaking in accented English. Air attacks over Hawaii: Name of Countries shown over map. Map shows Hawaii as a target. Japanese fleet at sea on the way to Hawaii. Japanese ship commanding officers confer. Japanese pilots ready on flight decks receiving final instructions and then boarding Japanese aircraft including Aichi D3A "Val" dive bombers and Nakajima B5N "Kate" torpedo bombers. Bombers take off from flight decks. Japanese planes in flight over host Japanese carriers, on the way to bomb American targets. Bombers attacking Luke Field and targets on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Views of Pearl Harbor attacks from the air, in cameras mounted on Japanese aircraft. On screen text: "US pacific fleet annihilated". Pearl Harbor is bombed. Explosions over targets. Smoke rises from targets. Narrator tallies American losses of battleship, airplanes, hangars, and human casualties. Japanese ships at sea. Narrator boasts that the retreat of America and Britain from East Asia is imminent.
Return to the United States of Marines from 2nd Raider Battalion, known as "Carlson's Raiders" (led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans F. Carlson). They arrive at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, aboard the submarine, USS Argonaut (SS-166) after completing their famous Makin Island raid in August,1942, during World War 2. Inserted view of surfaced submarine, as it fires its deck gun. Distant smoke arises in the sea from a burning ship. Scene shifts back, to Hawaii, again, as the Argonaut arrives at a pier in Pearl Harbor. Admiral Chester Nimitz boards the submarine and shakes hands with Lieutenant Commander John R. Pierce, USN, Commanding Officer of the Argonaut. Major James Roosevelt, USMCR, Executive Officer, Second Raider Battalion (the President's son) salutes Nimitz, who then shakes hands with him. View of stacked arms and equipment of the Marines on the boat's deck. Sailors transport a wounded Marine on a litter. The rest of the marines begin to step from the Argonaut, to the pier, and walk past a military honor guard with rifles, at parade rest.
The USS Nevada (BB-36) under repair at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. She has been re-floated and a large complement of sailors and repair technicians are seen on deck. She flies a large American flag, celebrating her successful recovery. Cranes are seen on her deck. She is being removed from drydock #2 after repairs to topedo and bomb damage suffered Dec 7th, 1941. A tugboat takes her under tow with line attached to the stern. An admiral's barge cuts across the bow of the Nevada. (The USS Nevada entered the Navy's Drydock Number Two, at Pearl Harbor, on February 18, 1942.)