B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2B-17E bomber taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942Burning Japanese aircraft above Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942
B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2B-17E bomber taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942Burning Japanese aircraft above Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942
Burning oil tank, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Burning seaplane hangar, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942D3A1 carrier dive bomber in flight over Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Eastern Island of Midway Atoll under attack, 4 Jun 1942
Burning oil tank, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Burning seaplane hangar, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942D3A1 carrier dive bomber in flight over Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Eastern Island of Midway Atoll under attack, 4 Jun 1942
Fatally damaged Japanese aircraft falling toward Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942; note top of a sandbag in foregroundJapanese aircraft in flight over Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3
Fatally damaged Japanese aircraft falling toward Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942; note top of a sandbag in foregroundJapanese aircraft in flight over Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3
SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3Smoke rising from burning oil storage tanks, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Injured US airmen being taken on a stretcher out of a PBY Catalina aircraft, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942
SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3Smoke rising from burning oil storage tanks, Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942Injured US airmen being taken on a stretcher out of a PBY Catalina aircraft, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942
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