Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 106004 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: NH 106004  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: USS Yorktown (CV-5) sinking, just after dawn on 7 June 1942, as seen from an accompanying destroyer. The ship has capsized to port, exposing the turn of her starboard bilge. This view looks aft, with Yorktown's forefoot in the center foreground and the forward end of her flight deck in the right center. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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