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80-G-88908: Battle of Midway, June 1942

80-G-88908:  Battle of Midway, June 1942.   A close-up of USS Atlanta (CL 51) with USS Hornet (CV 8) and USS Phelps (DD 360), all of Task Force 16, in background.  Picture was made during the third day of the battle as Atlanta came up to offer assistance to the destroyer, which had broken down temporarily because of fuel shortage.    Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.     (2016/09/27).
Caption: Battle of Midway, June 1942. A close-up of USS Atlanta (CL-51) with USS Hornet (CV-8) and USS Phelps (DD-360), all of Task Force 16, in background. Picture was made during the third day of the battle as Atlanta came up to offer assistance to the destroyer, which had broken down temporarily because of fuel shortage. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/09/27).
Accession #: 80-G-88908
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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