How Did The Navy Raise Sunken Battleships After Pearl Harbor?

(Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command)

The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor dealt a nasty blow and an even nastier shock to the United States in 1941. Despite the initial damage and loss of life the vast majority of ships damaged during the attack were brought back to life including five battleships. Some of the ships that were resurrected had been…

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