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USMC 145098 Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator

Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator of VMS-2 engaged in a "Bounce Drill" (field carrier landing practice) circa June 1941, at Ewa Field, Hawaii. Group landing signal officer at that time (foreground) was First Lieutenant Robert E. Galer, later awarded a Medal of Honor at Guadalcanal.
Title: Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator
Description: Vought SB2U-3 Vindicator of VMS-2 engaged in a "Bounce Drill" (field carrier landing practice) circa June 1941, at Ewa Field, Hawaii. Group landing signal officer at that time (foreground) was First Lieutenant Robert E. Galer, later awarded a Medal of Honor at Guadalcanal.
Accession #: USMC
Catalog #: USMC 145098
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Circa this Year: 1941
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