Photo #: 80-G-K-383 (Color)
Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation, 7-9 August 1942
Largely intact floating wreckage of a Japanese Navy Type 1 land attack plane (a type later code named "Betty"), which crashed during the aerial torpedo attack on the Allied invasion force off Tulagi Island on 8 August 1942.
Photographed from USS Ellet (DD-398).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 November 2001