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Battle of Midway: June 4-7, 1942. IJN carrier Akagi attacked and hit by Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber. ミッドウエー海戦

The Battle of Midway. IJN Akagi World war ii aircraft carrier hit by Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber at Midway.

June 4th, 10 a.m.- Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers begin peeling off for their dives toward the Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway.

Aviation art by Paul Rendel depicting SBD Dauntless dive-bombers at Midway

Cool website: www.midway42.org   Good history of the Battle of Midway.

June 1942 - The Battle of the Midway is fought at Midway Islands in the Pacific with the Japanese fleet encountering its first major defeat of the war against the United States military.

I wonder what air company this duck belongs to. Random Pictures Of The Day - 69 Pics

36 rare photographs of history

36 rare photographs of history

36 rare photographs of history. Some of the most haunting, impossible to look away, unable to avoid tearing up, pictures I have ever seen.

A soldier of the Red Army raises the Russian flag above the Reichstag in Berlin as the city falls to the Allies in 1945

A soldier of the Red Army raises the Soviet flag above the Reichstag as Berlin falls to the Allies, 1945

Part I. Midway (Jun. 4, 1942) Four Japanese carriers - the Akagi, Kaga, Soryu, Hiryu - were destroyed, and a cruiser. All 250 aircraft of the four carriers were lost, as were many of the pilots, air crewmen, and skilled mechanics. It was a decisive defeat for the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Smith Part of a series of paintings Smith created focusing on the Battle of Midway and the SBD Dauntless dive bomber.

IJN Akagi - Portaerei - Varata	22 aprile 1925 Entrata in servizio	27 marzo 1927 - Dislocamento	42.000 t Lunghezza	260,68 m Larghezza 31,32 m Pescaggio	8,71 m Propulsione	19 caldaie, turbine ad ingranaggi e propulsione elettrica, 4 eliche, 133.000 shp Velocità	31 nodi (58,3 km/h) Autonomia	8.200 nm a 12 nodi Equipaggio	2.000 - Corazzatura	Cintura: 152 mm Ponte: 79 mm - Affondata nella battaglia di Midway - Imperial Rampage - Marii Chernev.

IJN aircraft carrier Akagi, prepares for Battle of Midway, June 3 -

Midway

pinturas-sgm-aviacion: Midway Ataque contra el Hiryu - Howard Gerrard ” ///The IJN were so considerate to put a bullseye on their ships.

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