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80-G-32248 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-32248  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: Japanese Nakajima Type 97 shipboard attack aircraft from the carrier Hiryu fly through anti-aircraft shell bursts while approaching USS Yorktown (CV-5) to deliver a torpedo attack, during the mid-afternoon of 4 June 1942. Photographed from USS Pensacola (CA-24). At least five Japanese aircraft are visible in this image, three in a V directly below the camera aiming cross, one somewhat further left and one low at the extreme left, next to the H-shaped A.A. burst. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-32248
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