In November 2000, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard
went looking for the first casualty of the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl
Harbor: a Japanese submarine sunk by a U.S. destroyer one hour before the
infamous Japanese air raid.
What he found was ships, tanks, planesvirtually a World War II museum
of scrap, according to Priit Vesilind, the expeditions online