Photo #: 80-G-21668
Battle of Midway, June 1942
A Douglas TBD-1 "Devastator" torpedo plane, carrying a Mk. XIII torpedo, en route to attack the Japanese carrier force during the morning of 4 June 1942.
This plane is probably from Torpedo Squadron Three (VT-3), launched from USS Yorktown at about 0840 hrs.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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