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A Japanese Aichi D3A bomber burns as it is shot down directly over the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6) during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 August 1942.

Date 24 August 1942
Source U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo No. 1996.488.272.009
Author U.S. Navy


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