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Photo #: 80-G-21627
Battle of Midway, June 1942
USS Yorktown (CV-5) underway with her air group on the flight deck, 4 June 1942, probably about 0630-0730 hrs, following recovery of her morning search and respotting the flight deck with her strike group.
Several SBD scout bombers are on deck alongside and forward of the island, with many other planes densely parked aft. TBD torpedo bombers are at the flight deck's rear.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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19 March 1999