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Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942; note USS Gwin and USS Nashville nearbyB-25 Mitchell and SBD Dauntless aircraft on the flight deck of USS Hornet, Apr 1942SBD Dauntless dive-bomber being spotted on the flight deck of the Enterprise, Jan-May 1942. Note the groove in the outrigged sponson for the tail-wheel, thus spotting the plane while only using deck space for the front portion.One SBD Dauntless and five TBD-1 Devastator aircraft prepared to take off from Enterprise, South Pacific, 4 May 1942
Aft flight deck of USS Hornet while en route to the launching point of the Doolittle Raid, Apr 1942; note USS Gwin and USS Nashville nearbyB-25 Mitchell and SBD Dauntless aircraft on the flight deck of USS Hornet, Apr 1942SBD Dauntless dive-bomber being spotted on the flight deck of the Enterprise, Jan-May 1942. Note the groove in the outrigged sponson for the tail-wheel, thus spotting the plane while only using deck space for the front portion.One SBD Dauntless and five TBD-1 Devastator aircraft prepared to take off from Enterprise, South Pacific, 4 May 1942
SBD Dauntless aircraft in flight back to USS Yorktown after an attack on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 4 May 1942Lexington during Battle of Coral Sea as seen from Yorktown, early morning of 8 May 1942View of LexingtonF4F-3 Wildcats of Fighting Squadron 6 get ready for launch from USS Enterprise, May 12 1942 while on their way toward the Battle of the Coral Sea (which was over before Enterprise could get there).
SBD Dauntless aircraft in flight back to USS Yorktown after an attack on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 4 May 1942Lexington during Battle of Coral Sea as seen from Yorktown, early morning of 8 May 1942View of Lexington's flight deck during Battle of Coral Sea, at 1500 on 8 May 1942F4F-3 Wildcats of Fighting Squadron 6 get ready for launch from USS Enterprise, May 12 1942 while on their way toward the Battle of the Coral Sea (which was over before Enterprise could get there).
A tractor pulling an SBD Dauntless dive-bomber from a pier on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, mid-1942. Note LCVPs.Dauntless attempting to land on USS Ranger, Jun 1942Enterprise VB-6 SBD, with pilot Ensign George Goldsmith and Radioman 1st Class James Patterson, Jr. still onboard, on the flight deck of Yorktown due to fuel exhaustion, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Enterprise VB-6 SBD, with pilot Ensign George Goldsmith and Radioman 1st Class James Patterson, Jr. still onboard, on the flight deck of Yorktown due to fuel exhaustion, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
A tractor pulling an SBD Dauntless dive-bomber from a pier on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, mid-1942. Note LCVPs.Dauntless attempting to land on USS Ranger, Jun 1942Enterprise VB-6 SBD, with pilot Ensign George Goldsmith and Radioman 1st Class James Patterson, Jr. still onboard, on the flight deck of Yorktown due to fuel exhaustion, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Enterprise VB-6 SBD, with pilot Ensign George Goldsmith and Radioman 1st Class James Patterson, Jr. still onboard, on the flight deck of Yorktown due to fuel exhaustion, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters and SBD Dauntless dive bombers being prepared to launch from the flight deck of USS Hornet, off Midway, 4 Jun 1942SBD Dauntless aircraft landing aboard USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; note Landing Signal Officer undernearth the landing aircraftSBD-2 Dauntless aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 at Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2; note damage sustained during attack on HiryuSBD-2 Dauntless aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 at Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2; note damage sustained during attack on Hiryu
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters and SBD Dauntless dive bombers being prepared to launch from the flight deck of USS Hornet, off Midway, 4 Jun 1942SBD Dauntless aircraft landing aboard USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; note Landing Signal Officer undernearth the landing aircraftSBD-2 Dauntless aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 at Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2; note damage sustained during attack on HiryuSBD-2 Dauntless aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 at Midway Atoll, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2; note damage sustained during attack on Hiryu
US Navy Ensign Leif Larsenand rear gunner Radioman John F. Gardener in a SBD-3 Dauntles aircraft aboard USS Yorktown in the later afternoon of 4 Jun 1942US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander Maxwell LeslieUSS Yorktown underway between 0630 and 0730 hours on 4 Jun 1942; note SBD aircraft next to and forward of the island and TBD-1 aircraft to the aftYorktown dead in the water, escorted by destroyer Russell, 1330, 4 Jun 1942; two SBD-3 scout bombers flew overhead
US Navy Ensign Leif Larsenand rear gunner Radioman John F. Gardener in a SBD-3 Dauntles aircraft aboard USS Yorktown in the later afternoon of 4 Jun 1942US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander Maxwell Leslie's SBD aircraft crashing safely into the sea due to lack of fuel beside USS Astoria, 1348 hours, 4 Jun 1942USS Yorktown underway between 0630 and 0730 hours on 4 Jun 1942; note SBD aircraft next to and forward of the island and TBD-1 aircraft to the aftYorktown dead in the water, escorted by destroyer Russell, 1330, 4 Jun 1942; two SBD-3 scout bombers flew overhead

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