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80-G-32300 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-32300  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: USS Yorktown (CV-5) after being hit by Japanese bombs shortly after noon on 4 June 1942. This view was taken shortly after the ship lost power and stopped, while F4F-4 fighters were still spotted forward, their location during the attack. Fires are burning in Yorktown's uptakes. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-32300
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