Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 73065 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: NH 73065  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: 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. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.recrop
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