Today, you can hardly tell what this scene looked like on that day. You certainly would not imagine anything like this.
This photo was taken on the grounds of the Pentagon Memorial, which you should visit if you haven't. It's one of the most visually striking memorials in the DC area.
Original photo taken by Bob Houlihan, courtesy of the U.S. Navy.
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