Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

80-G-10151 USS Enterprise (CV-6)

Photo #: 80-G-10151  USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Description: An SBD Dauntless scout-bomber and five TBD-1 Devastator torpedo planes prepare to take-off from the carrier during operations in the south Pacific area, 4 May 1942. Note launching officer making arm signals in the lower left-center. Take-offs averaged one every thirty seconds. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-10151
Related Content
Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Aircraft Carriers
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials