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Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless

Shown here are deck handlers aboard the carrier USS Enterprise preparing to attach a 227 kg (500 lb) demoilition bomb to the twin prongs the bomb swing of a SBD-3 Dauntless prior to taking-off to attack Japanese positions during the first day of the American landings on Quadalcanal.

Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006