Bomber Douglas SBD Dauntless over the battleship “Washington”

Douglas SBD Dauntless

The Douglas SBD Dauntless bomber from the VB-16 bomber squadron is flying over the Washington battleship (BB-56) during the invasion of Gilbert Island.

The aircraft carries out anti-submarine patrolling, as evidenced by a depth bomb under the fuselage. In the background, the aircraft carrier Lexington (CV-16), from which Douglas SBD Dauntless took off.



Location: Gilbert Islands
Date: November 12, 1943

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