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Photo #: 80-G-701851
Battle of Midway, June 1942
Diorama by Norman Bel Geddes, depicting the air battle between Marine Fighting Squadron 221 (VMF-221) F2A-3 "Buffalo" and F4F-3 "Wildcat" fighters and Japanese Navy Type 00 carrier fighters, as the Marines attempted to intercept the Japanese bomber formation en route to attack Midway in the morning of 4 June 1942.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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15 March 1999