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Photo #: 80-G-701846
Battle of Midway, June 1942
Diorama by Norman Bel Geddes, depicting the moonlight torpedo attack made by four PBY-5A patrol bombers on the Japanese Midway Occupation Force during the night of 3-4 June 1942. The oiler Akebono Maru was hit during this attack, but was able to continue on her mission.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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15 March 1999