(June 6th, 1942) USS Yorktown (CV 5) engaging Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Midway. Three Val dive-bombers would cripple USS Midway before being sunk by Japanese Submarine I-168 on June 7th, 1942. [5660x4467]
USS Yorktown (CV-5) American aircraft carrier Yorktown (USS Yorktown (CV-5), damaged by Japanese bombers during the battle of Midway 0n 4th June 1942. Photo taken from American heavy cruiser Astoria (USS Astoria (CA-34).