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Two U.S. dive bombers fly over a burning Japanese ship during the battle of Midway on June 7, 1942. Under the incessant pounding of American fliers, 20 ships of the enemy armada of 80 were sunk or damaged and the others put to flight. (Associated Press)

Two U.S. dive bombers fly over a burning Japanese ship during the battle of Midway on June 7, 1942. Under the incessant pounding of American fliers, 20 ships of the enemy armada of 80 were sunk or damaged and the others put to flight. (Associated Press)

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