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NH 95577 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: NH 95577  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: 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 over to port, with her bow nearest to the camera. Her forefoot is at left, and her forward 1.1 machine gun positions, located just in front of the island, are very near the sea surface at right. Note froth on the water from escaping air. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 95577
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