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Aerial photograph of Midway Atoll, 24 Nov 1941Aerial view of the Midway Islands and the Naval Air Station, Jun 1942 (later renamed Henderson Field). Interestingly, the air station is two different runway complexes on two different islands, but it still considered one air station.
Aerial photograph of Midway Atoll, 24 Nov 1941Aerial view of the Midway Islands and the Naval Air Station, Jun 1942 (later renamed Henderson Field). Interestingly, the air station is two different runway complexes on two different islands, but it still considered one air station.
Buildings in Dutch Harbor in flames after Japanese strike, 3 Jun 1942Explosion at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, Jun 1942
Buildings in Dutch Harbor in flames after Japanese strike, 3 Jun 1942Explosion at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, Jun 1942
Japanese bomb exploding in the water at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942Japanese Navy Flight Petty Officer Tadayoshi Koga
Japanese bomb exploding in the water at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942Japanese Navy Flight Petty Officer Tadayoshi Koga's A6M Zero fighter damaged by anti-aircraft fire over Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
Japanese Navy Flight Petty Officer Tadayoshi KogaUS Marines in a trench at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942; note burning fuel tanks in background
Japanese Navy Flight Petty Officer Tadayoshi Koga's A6M Zero fighter damaged by anti-aircraft fire over Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2US Marines in a trench at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, 3 Jun 1942; note burning fuel tanks in background
A B5N torpedo bomber approached Yorktown, 4 un 1942A B5N torpedo bomber shot down by Yorktown
A B5N torpedo bomber approached Yorktown, 4 un 1942A B5N torpedo bomber shot down by Yorktown's anti-aircraft fire crashing into the sea, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
A B5N torpedo bomber shot down by YorktownA Japanese Type 97 torpedo aircraft (upper right) approached Yorktown during the mid-afternoon torpedo attack by planes from the carrier Hiryu, 4 Jun 1942
A B5N torpedo bomber shot down by Yorktown's anti-aircraft fire crashing into the sea, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2A Japanese Type 97 torpedo aircraft (upper right) approached Yorktown during the mid-afternoon torpedo attack by planes from the carrier Hiryu, 4 Jun 1942
A Japanese Type 97 torpedo bomber flew near a 20mm gun of Yorktown, mid-afternoon of 4 Jun 1942A Type 99 dive bomber attacked Yorktown, seen from cruiser Astoria, 4 Jun 1942
A Japanese Type 97 torpedo bomber flew near a 20mm gun of Yorktown, mid-afternoon of 4 Jun 1942A Type 99 dive bomber attacked Yorktown, seen from cruiser Astoria, 4 Jun 1942
Akagi and a destroyer under B-17 attack at Midway, shortly after 0800, 4 Jun 1942Astoria stopped to pick up downed pilot Lt (jg) Paul Holmberg, 1342, 4 Jun 1942; the SBD piloted by Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie in center of picture was also about to ditch from low fuel
Akagi and a destroyer under B-17 attack at Midway, shortly after 0800, 4 Jun 1942Astoria stopped to pick up downed pilot Lt (jg) Paul Holmberg, 1342, 4 Jun 1942; the SBD piloted by Lt Cmdr Maxwell Leslie in center of picture was also about to ditch from low fuel
B5N from carrier Hiryu attacked Yorktown during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942Battle of Midway diorama by Norman Bel Geddes
B5N from carrier Hiryu attacked Yorktown during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942Battle of Midway diorama by Norman Bel Geddes
Bomb fragment damage in YorktownBurning Japanese aircraft above Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942
Bomb fragment damage in Yorktown's hangar, 4 Jun 1942Burning Japanese aircraft above Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942

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