Japanese cruiser “Mikuma” after a raid by US aircraft

Japanese cruiser "Mikuma" after a raid by US aircraft

During the battle of Midway the Japanese heavy cruiser “Mogami” by performing antisubmarine maneuver rammed ‘Mikumi’ cruiser, and he received serious injuries. In the evening, June 6, 1942, American planes attacked the cruiser, and he got 9 hits from 227 and 454 kg bombs, sank.


Time taken: June 6, 1942



Source: US Library of Congress.

In : 1942

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