Photo #: 80-G-2292
Japanese attack on Midway Island, 7 December 1941
Shell damage to the laundry building (foreground), following the raid carried out by Japanese destroyers Ushio and Sazanami on 7 December 1941.
View looks about southwest, along Sand Island's southern side. This building was hit again, by Japanese air attack on 4 June 1942, during the Battle of Midway. See Photo # 80-G-17057 for a photograph taken at that time.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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10 January 2001