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Photo # 80-G-414422

Burning Japanese cruiser Mikuma

6 June 1942


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.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.



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