Crew of Yorktown prepared to jettison a TBD-1 Devastator bomber, 6 Jun 1942Destroyer USS Hammann sinking, 6 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2, seen from USS YorktownDestroyer USS Hammann sinking, 6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2, seen from USS YorktownMannerheim, Hitler, and Ryti in Finland, 6 Jun 1942; note Keitel directly behind Mannerheim
Crew of Yorktown prepared to jettison a TBD-1 Devastator bomber, 6 Jun 1942Destroyer USS Hammann sinking, 6 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2, seen from USS YorktownDestroyer USS Hammann sinking, 6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2, seen from USS YorktownMannerheim, Hitler, and Ryti in Finland, 6 Jun 1942; note Keitel directly behind Mannerheim
Mikuma burning after being bombed by EnterpriseMikuma burning and sinking, 6 Jun 1942Mikuma burning, 6 Jun 1942, taken by the gunner of a US plane, DD Asashio or Arashio is nearbyMikuma burning, with midships structure shattered and torpedo dangling from tube, 6 Jun 1942
Mikuma burning after being bombed by Enterprise's aircraft, 6 Jun 1942Mikuma burning and sinking, 6 Jun 1942Mikuma burning, 6 Jun 1942, taken by the gunner of a US plane, DD Asashio or Arashio is nearbyMikuma burning, with midships structure shattered and torpedo dangling from tube, 6 Jun 1942
Mogami with damaged bow, Pacific Ocean, 6 Jun 1942; note tanker Nichiei Maru in backgroundPortrait of Colonel General Erwin Rommel, 6 Jun 1942; note KnightSBDs from Hornet over the burning Mikuma, early afternoon, 6 Jun 1942Survivors of USS Hammann arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after Battle of Midway, 6 Jun 1942
Mogami with damaged bow, Pacific Ocean, 6 Jun 1942; note tanker Nichiei Maru in backgroundPortrait of Colonel General Erwin Rommel, 6 Jun 1942; note Knight's Cross and Pour le Mérite medalsSBDs from Hornet over the burning Mikuma, early afternoon, 6 Jun 1942Survivors of USS Hammann arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after Battle of Midway, 6 Jun 1942
Track of the Battle of Midway, 3 to 6 Jun 1942, prepared for the United States Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Combat Narrative report.Troops of the Japanese Special Naval Landing Force raising the Japanese naval ensign on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 6 Jun 1942US Navy Lieutenant Commanders Joe Taylor (left) and William O. Burch, Jr. (right) standing beside a Torpedo Squadron 5 TBD-1 Devastator aircraft, Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Jun 1942USS Saratoga arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Jun 1942
Track of the Battle of Midway, 3 to 6 Jun 1942, prepared for the United States Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Combat Narrative report.Troops of the Japanese Special Naval Landing Force raising the Japanese naval ensign on Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, 6 Jun 1942US Navy Lieutenant Commanders Joe Taylor (left) and William O. Burch, Jr. (right) standing beside a Torpedo Squadron 5 TBD-1 Devastator aircraft, Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Jun 1942USS Saratoga arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Jun 1942


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