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Mikuma Capsizing at Sunset - Battle of Midway

Japanese ship is sinking while American planes fly over
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Griffith Baily Coale; 1942; Framed Dimensions 31H X 25W
Accession #: 88-188-AC
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Deserted and gaunt, the sea around her stained with her thick black blood, the Mikuma capsizes to port and sinks as the setting sun disappears in the west.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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