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The burning Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryu, photographed by a plane from the carrier Hosho shortly after sunrise on 5 June 1942. Hiryu sank a few hours later. Note collapsed flight deck over the forward hangar.

Date 5 June 1942
Source U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo No. 1996.488.037.014; also US Navy photo NH 73065 from .
Author U.S. Navy (Donation of Kazutoshi Hando, 1970)


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