|Caption||US Army Air Force B-17E bombers taking off from the airfield on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 3-4 Jun 1942 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Air Force|
|Identification Code||USAF 22635 AC|
|Photos on Same Day||3 Jun 1942|
|Photos at Same Place||Midway, US Pacific Islands|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||26 Nov 2006|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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