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Photo #: 80-G-22231
Battle of Midway, June 1942
USS Yorktown (CV-5) is abandoned after receiving damage from two Japanese aerial torpedoes, 4 June 1942.
Destroyers at right are picking up survivors. The most distant of the two destroyers is USS Balch (DD-363).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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25 March 1999