Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Pearl Harbour

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The aftermath of a Japanese attack on 3 ships in Pearl Harbour.[edit]

Original - Aftermath of a Japanese sneak attack on three U.S. battleships; from left to right: USS West Virginia (severely damaged), USS Tennessee (damaged), and the USS Arizona (sunk).
Reason
It is a historically significant image of a major event in World War 2. I have restored the image in Photoshop Elements 5.0 to remove some slight film grain and put the image's subjects in focus. As far as I know, this is the only image we have that compares the damage of three different ships.
Articles this image appears in
Pearl Harbor
Creator
Originally from [1], I restored the image myself.
  • Support as nominator --Dendodge|TalkContribs 18:19, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Oppose The image is far below the minimum size requirements, so we have to ask ourselves, is this image so historical that we should ignore the requirements? I think not, because it's the kind of image that would really benefit from higher res, to allow us to see more detail. It's also tilted, and the sky seems to have jpeg artifacts. I note there is a pretty high res image of the Arizona at Pearl Habor so perhaps there are other bigger ones out there. Fletcher (talk) 19:52, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Oppose/Close Per above. smooth0707 (talk) 21:49, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Oppose/Close. Far, far too small. Large and high quality pictures of the attack on Pearl Harbour exist, such as this
    featured picture of the USS Shaw exploding
    . Mostlyharmless (talk) 23:13, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
    • Comment Mostlyharmless: I thumbnailed this very large image. --Uncle Bungle (talk) 23:15, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Oppose, suggest speedy close - I love the image, just too small. I suggest a speedy close. --LordSunday 00:25, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

Not promoted - please check criteria. --jjron (talk) 08:16, 3 September 2008 (UTC)