Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 18 No 4

AMERICA AT WAR SINKING OF THE YOJiKTOWN During the battle ol Midway the U.S. 19,900-ton aircraft-carrier Yorklown was putout o! action by Japanese aircraft and later sunk by torpedoes from a submarine. The Yorklown is seen after she was hit, with a U.S. destroyer standing by. LEAVING THE STRICKEN CARRIER Members 01 the crew and airmen ol the aircraft-carrier Yorktown treading cautiously on the sloping deck ol the doomed ship. Despite the loss of this unit the battle ended in a clear-cut victory for the American naval forces.
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