Photo #: 80-G-312011
Battle of Midway, June 1942
Two crewmen pass the time with a game of "acey-deucey" on board USS Yorktown (CV-5), during the morning of 4 June 1942.
They are playing on the working platform of one of the ship's eight 5"/38 dual-purpose guns. Note rubber mat on the deck below this gun mount.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Originally posted 19 March 1999
Coding updated 14 October 2001