Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless: Just because it’s Summer.

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.

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