Skip to main content

80-G-312006 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-312006  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: A Japanese Type 97 shipboard attack aircraft flies near USS Yorktown (CV-5) during the mid-afternoon torpedo attack by planes from the carrier Hiryu, 4 June 1942. This plane, which has already dropped its torpedo, is trailing a thin stream of grey smoke from its port wing. Photographed from one of Yorktown's gun positions, with the shield and barrel of a 20mm gun visible at right. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-312006
Related Content
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials