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80-G-32250 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-32250  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: A Japanese Type 97 shipboard attack aircraft crashes, while attempting to deliver a torpedo attack on USS Yorktown (CV-5), during the mid-afternoon of 4 June 1942. Photographed from USS Pensacola (CA-24). Small object just to left of the camera aiming cross appears to be a Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat fighter banking away. See Photo # 80-G-17051 for another view of this crash, seen from a different ship. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-32250
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