|Caption||Â Â Â||Japanese pilot Shigeyuki Sato in a D3A dive bomber plunging toward USS Hornet during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942; note B5N torpedo bomber in level flight and splash from anti-aircraft shell burst in front of Hornet ww2dbase|
|Source||Â Â Â||ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives|
|Identification Code||Â Â Â||80-G-211215|
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|Photos on Same Day||Â||26 Oct 1942|
|Added By||Â||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||Â||7 Sep 2006|
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|Licensing||Â||Public Domain. According to the US National Archives, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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