A Douglas SBD Dive Bomber over Wake Island, 1943



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English: A U.S. Navy Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless dive bomber of bombing squadron VB-5 from the USS Yorktown (CV-10) over Wake Island, 5 or 6 October 1943. Photographed by LT Charles Kerlee of the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit commanded by LCDR Edward Steichen.

5 October 1943(1943-10-05) or 6 October 1943(1943-10-06)


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Lt. Charles Kerlee. USNR

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