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80-G-32221 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-32221  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: USS Yorktown (CV-5) afire, stopped and surrounded by her escorts, after being hit by Japanese bombs shortly after noon on 4 June 1942. This view was taken after flight deck repairs had progressed far enough to allow respotting aircraft. The planes, F4F-4 fighters that were parked forward during the attack, are in the process of being moved aft, to takeoff position. Photographed from USS Pensacola (CA-24). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-32221
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