Photo #: NH 73065
Battle of Midway, June 1942
The burning Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryu, photographed by a plane from the carrier Hosho shortly after sunrise on 5 June 1942. Hiryu sank a few hours later.
Note collapsed flight deck over the forward hangar.
Donation of Kazutoshi Hando, 1970.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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5 March 1999