Aviation Ordinanceman poses aiming the twin Browning M1919 .30 caliber machine of an SBD Dauntless scout bomber aboard light carrier USS Independence during her shakedown cruise to Trinidad, 30 Apr 1943.

Caption   Aviation Ordinanceman poses aiming the twin Browning M1919 .30 caliber machine of an SBD Dauntless scout bomber aboard light carrier USS Independence during her shakedown cruise to Trinidad, 30 Apr 1943. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-K-787
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 10 Apr 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
10 Apr 2020 01:30:04 PM

Note the ammunition loading with a variety of types in sequence as indicated by the bulletsí colored tips, red (tracer), black (armor piercing), light-blue (incendiary), and plain (jacketed lead, ball).

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