Photo #: 80-G-241043
USS Yorktown (CV-10)
SB2C-1 "Helldiver" bombers return to the carrier after a raid in early July 1944.
Photographed by Photographer's Mate First Class O.L. Smith, USNR.
Note: The original caption for this photograph, released by Commander in Chief, Pacific, gives the date as 6 July 1944 and identifies the target as Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands, which was actually attacked on 4 June. Edward Steichen's "U.S. Navy War Photographs" identifies the target as Guam.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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27 November 2000