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Air Combat over Midway June 4-6, 1942

An air plane with smoke is climbing there is a lot of smoke in the sky
Description: Painting, Oil on Wood; by John Hamilton; C. 1975; Framed Dimensions 24H X 48W
Accession #: 80-142-Q
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In an attempt to destroy the air base, together with the defenses and installations located on Midway, 108 Japanese aircraft attacked at 0600 on 4 June.  Considerable damage was done, but a second strike was called for to complete the mission.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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