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80-G-11642 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11642  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: Firefighters at work on board USS Yorktown (CV-5), after the ship was hit by three Japanese bombs shortly after noon on 4 June 1942. This view was probably taken in the hangar as crewmen were extinguishing fires set by a bomb that detonated on the flight deck just aft of the midships elevator. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11642
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