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Carrier EnterpriseCarrier EnterpriseCarrier EnterpriseDestroyer Sampson steaming near Saratoga, circa 1940; note TBD-1 Devastator aircraft parked near by
Carrier Enterprise's Torpedo Squadron 6 TBD-1 Devastator aircraft in flight, 1938Carrier Enterprise's Torpedo Squadron 6 TBD-1 Devastator aircraft flying in formation, 1939Carrier Enterprise's Torpedo Squadron 6 TBD-1 Devastator aircraft in flight, 1939Destroyer Sampson steaming near Saratoga, circa 1940; note TBD-1 Devastator aircraft parked near by
Enterprise with with TBD and SBC aircraft parked on flight deck, circa 1940TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-3 preparing to launch from USS Saratoga, circa 1938-1940TBD-1 Devastator aircraft aboard Yorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note 3 of them were painted in experimental color scheme used during Fleet Problem XXIYorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models
Enterprise with with TBD and SBC aircraft parked on flight deck, circa 1940TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-3 preparing to launch from USS Saratoga, circa 1938-1940TBD-1 Devastator aircraft aboard Yorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note 3 of them were painted in experimental color scheme used during Fleet Problem XXIYorktown at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 1 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 2 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 3 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 1 of 3
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 1 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 2 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 3 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 1 of 3
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 2 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 3 of 3TBD-1 Devastator showing damage to fuselage after a landing accident on Yorktown, 3 Sep 1940US Navy pilot C.M. O
TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 2 of 3TBD-1 Devastator aircraft of Torpedo Squadron 3 with McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 8, Naval Air Station, North Island, California, United States, 22 Aug 1940, photo 3 of 3TBD-1 Devastator showing damage to fuselage after a landing accident on Yorktown, 3 Sep 1940US Navy pilot C.M. O'Brien's TBD-1 Devastator aircraft crashed into Yorktown's starboard catwalk in a landing accident, 3 Sep 1940
F4F-3 Wildcat (foreground), SBD-3 Dauntless (center forward and background), and TBD-1 Devastator (center rear) aircraft on the flight deck of USS Saratoga, 1941TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber landing on Enterprise, Jul 1941View of USS Saratoga from a TBD-1 Devastator aircraft which had just taken off from the flight deck, circa summer 1941TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber of Torpedo Squadron 6 in flight over carrier Enterprise in landing pattern, as indicated by the down arrestor hook and wheel, 29 Jul 1941
F4F-3 Wildcat (foreground), SBD-3 Dauntless (center forward and background), and TBD-1 Devastator (center rear) aircraft on the flight deck of USS Saratoga, 1941TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber landing on Enterprise, Jul 1941View of USS Saratoga from a TBD-1 Devastator aircraft which had just taken off from the flight deck, circa summer 1941TBD-1 Devastator torpedo bomber of Torpedo Squadron 6 in flight over carrier Enterprise in landing pattern, as indicated by the down arrestor hook and wheel, 29 Jul 1941

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