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80-G-6678 Douglas SBD-2 "Dauntless" scout bombers

Photo #: 80-G-6678  Douglas SBD-2 "Dauntless" scout bombers
Title: Douglas SBD-2 "Dauntless" scout bombers
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Description: Photo #: 80-G-6678 Douglas SBD-2 Dauntless scout bombers, of Scouting Squadron Six (VS-6) Composite photograph of 9 planes in flight, with USS Enterprise (CV-6) and a plane guard destroyer below. The original photo is dated 27 October 1941. Note differences in ocean surface wave patterns between the upper and lower images, skillfully blended to combine the two photographs. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-6678
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