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80-G-32320 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-32320  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: USS Hammann (DD-412) sinking with stern high, after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168 in the afternoon of 6 June 1942. Photographed from the starboard forecastle deck of USS Yorktown (CV-5) by Photographer 2nd Class William G. Roy. Angular structure in right foreground is the front of Yorktown's forward starboard 5-inch gun gallery. Note knotted lines hanging down from the carrier's flight deck, remaining from her initial abandonment on 4 June. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-32320
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