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XSB2C prototype aircraft in flight, late 1940Marine Corps SB2C Helldiver in flight, 1943-45. Note the unusual display of the Navy Bureau Number in the USAAF manner. This aircraft was USAAF A-25A Shrike #42-80453 that was transferred to the Marines.SB2C Helldiver getting a wave-off from USS Bunker Hill, 1943. Note Helldiver in the distance with wheels up but flaps down, apparently preparing for a water landing.Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943 with Hellcat fighters and Helldiver dive bombers on her flight deck
XSB2C prototype aircraft in flight, late 1940Marine Corps SB2C Helldiver in flight, 1943-45. Note the unusual display of the Navy Bureau Number in the USAAF manner. This aircraft was USAAF A-25A Shrike #42-80453 that was transferred to the Marines.SB2C Helldiver getting a wave-off from USS Bunker Hill, 1943. Note Helldiver in the distance with wheels up but flaps down, apparently preparing for a water landing.Yorktown (Essex-class; CV-10) circa mid-1943 with Hellcat fighters and Helldiver dive bombers on her flight deck
SB2C Helldiver aircraft on the flight deck of carrier Yorktown, circa Jul-Sep 1943WASP pilots preparing to ferry A-25A Shrike aircraft, Aug-Dec 1943; note veteran WASP pilot Dora Dougherty at top14 Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft on after flight deck of an Essex-class carrier, late 1943 to 1945, location unknownCurtiss SB2C Helldiver in flight, 1943-45.
SB2C Helldiver aircraft on the flight deck of carrier Yorktown, circa Jul-Sep 1943WASP pilots preparing to ferry A-25A Shrike aircraft, Aug-Dec 1943; note veteran WASP pilot Dora Dougherty at top14 Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft on after flight deck of an Essex-class carrier, late 1943 to 1945, location unknownCurtiss SB2C Helldiver in flight, 1943-45.
F6F Hellcat, SB2C Helldiver, and TBM-1C Avenger aircraft warming up on USS IntrepidUSS Enterprise with wartime camouflage under way with F6F Hellcats and SB2C Helldivers on her flight deck, 1944Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note ships with Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B and wing of SB2C Helldiver aircraft in foregroundSB2C Helldivers of Bombing Squadron VB-2 flying from USS Hornet above Saipan, early 1944.
F6F Hellcat, SB2C Helldiver, and TBM-1C Avenger aircraft warming up on USS Intrepid's flight deck, 1944USS Enterprise with wartime camouflage under way with F6F Hellcats and SB2C Helldivers on her flight deck, 1944Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note ships with Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B and wing of SB2C Helldiver aircraft in foregroundSB2C Helldivers of Bombing Squadron VB-2 flying from USS Hornet above Saipan, early 1944.
WASP pilot Lillian Yonally seated in the cockpit of an A-25A Shrike at Camp Irwin airstrip, California, United States, 1944USS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 3 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10D
WASP pilot Lillian Yonally seated in the cockpit of an A-25A Shrike at Camp Irwin airstrip, California, United States, 1944USS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 3 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10D
USS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 4 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DEssex-class carrier Yorktown underway in the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a; also F6F Hellcat fighters, TBF Avenger torpedo bombers, and SB2C Helldiver dive bombersSB2C Helldiver of Bombing Squadron VB-7 coming aboard USS Hancock off the United States east coast, mid-1944WASP pilot Helen W. Snapp flying her A-25A Shrike tow aircraft near Camp Stewart, Georgia, United States, Jun 1944
USS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 4 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DEssex-class carrier Yorktown underway in the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a; also F6F Hellcat fighters, TBF Avenger torpedo bombers, and SB2C Helldiver dive bombersSB2C Helldiver of Bombing Squadron VB-7 coming aboard USS Hancock off the United States east coast, mid-1944WASP pilot Helen W. Snapp flying her A-25A Shrike tow aircraft near Camp Stewart, Georgia, United States, Jun 1944

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