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Online Library of Selected Images -- Picture Data

Photo #: 80-G-701850

Battle of Midway, June 1942


Diorama by Norman Bel Geddes, depicting the lead elements of Marine Fighting Squadron 221 (VMF-221) intercepting the Japanese air strike formation headed toward Midway in the morning of 4 June 1942. Planes in the foreground are F4F-3 "Wildcat" fighters.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Online Image: 76KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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15 March 1999