Splendid -and tight- group of war-weary Douglas “Slow But Deadly-3″ dive bombers. “Prouling” around the reefs off Midway Island,1942. The gunners look quite relaxed, with their Browning MG’s stored and enjoying the wind…. yet “5” seems to have a significant “dent” on its starboard stabilizer.
Photo: LIFE / Frank Scherschel.