The burning Japanese torpedo bomber, shot down by the fire of the aircraft carrier “Yorktown”

Japanese torpedo bomber

The burning Japanese torpedo bomber in the air after a direct hit of a 127-mm (5-inch) anti-aircraft projectile from an American aircraft carrier Yorktown during an unsuccessful Japanese attack on an aircraft carrier near Kwajalein.

 

 

Location: Kwajalein
Date: 04 December 1943
Author: Alfred N. Superman

 

 

Source: National Archives of the United States.

In : 1943

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