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Photo #: 80-G-21666
Battle of Midway, June 1942
USS Yorktown (CV-5) lists heavily after she was abandoned during the afternoon of 4 June 1942.
Note that two F4F-4 "Wildcat" fighters are still parked on her flight deck, aft of the island.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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25 March 1999