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Carrier Hiryu running speed trials off Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, 28 Apr 1939Carrier Hiryu shortly after commissioning at Yokosuka, Japan, 5 Jul 1939
Carrier Hiryu running speed trials off Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, 28 Apr 1939Carrier Hiryu shortly after commissioning at Yokosuka, Japan, 5 Jul 1939
Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckHiryu maneuvering to avoid three sticks of bombs dropped by B-17 bombers, off Midway Atoll, shortly after 0800 hours, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckHiryu maneuvering to avoid three sticks of bombs dropped by B-17 bombers, off Midway Atoll, shortly after 0800 hours, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
Hiryu maneuvering to avoid three sticks of bombs dropped by B-17 bombers, off Midway Atoll, shortly after 0800 hours, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2Hiryu burning, photographed by a plane of carrier Hosho, 5 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
Hiryu maneuvering to avoid three sticks of bombs dropped by B-17 bombers, off Midway Atoll, shortly after 0800 hours, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2Hiryu burning, photographed by a plane of carrier Hosho, 5 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
Hiryu burning, photographed by a plane of carrier Hosho, 5 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2Surviviors of Hiryu aboard USS Ballard, Jun 1942
Hiryu burning, photographed by a plane of carrier Hosho, 5 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2Surviviors of Hiryu aboard USS Ballard, Jun 1942
Survivors of Hiryu at Midway, Jun 1942
Survivors of Hiryu at Midway, Jun 1942
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