World War II: Pacific
This section contains artwork, recruiting posters, and photographs pertaining to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II.
Image: 80-G-457861: Battle of Midway, June 1942. The burning Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma, photographed from a U.S. Navy aircraft during the afternoon of June 6, 1942, after she had been bombed by planes from USS Enterprise (CV-6) and USS Hornet (CV-8). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.