Video provides first clear views of WWII aircraft carriers lost in the pivotal Battle of Midway
By MARK THIESSEN Associated Press | Sunday, October 1, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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In this photo provided by the Ocean Exploration Trust, standing tall above the leaning flight deck, the shipʻs island is the most prominent feature on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier on Sept. 10, 2023. Footage from remote submersibles taken three miles under the Pacific Ocean is giving the world the first detailed glimpse of three World War II aircraft carriers that sunk in the pivotal Battle of Midway, which marked a shift in control of the Pacific naval theater from Japanese to U.S. forces. (Ocean Exploration Trust/NOAA via AP)