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Timeline Event:

Jun 04, 1942

Battle of Midway - Torpedo bombers (TBD's) from American carrier striking force Hornet (CV-8), Enterprise (CV-6), and Yorktown (CV-5) attack the enemy carriers. Although mauled by the defending combat air patrol and antiaircraft fire, they draw off the former and leave the skies open for dive bombers (SBD's) from Enterprise and Yorktown.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-05-06

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