Photo #: 80-CF-1071-1
Wake Island Raid, 24 February 1942
A Douglas TBD-1 torpedo plane from USS Enterprise (CV-6) flies over Wake during the raid. Note fires burning in the lower center.
View looks about WNW, with Wilkes Island in the center and the western end of Wake Island in bottom center. Peale Island is at right.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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13 February 2001