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File:Sinking of japanese cruiser Mikuma 6 june 1942.jpg


Description The burning Japanese cruiser Mikuma, 6 June 1942.
Official caption: "Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma, photographed from a USS Enterprise (CV-6) SBD aircraft during the Battle of Midway, after she had been bombed by planes from Enterprise and USS Hornet (CV-8). Note her shattered midships structure, torpedo dangling from the after port side tubes and wreckage atop her number four eight-inch gun turret."
Date 6 June 1942
Source Official U.S. Navy Photograph 80-G-414422, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Author USN


Public domain This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.
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