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TBD-1 from Torpedo squadron 3 in experimental camouflage August 1940

TBD-1 from Torpedo squadron 3 in experimental camouflage August 1940

Douglas TBD-1 torpedo Plane (Bureau # 0320), of Torpedo Squadron Three (VT-3)

At Naval Air Station, North Island, California, 22 August 1940.
It is painted in McClelland Barclay experimental camouflage design number 7.
This aircraft was lost at the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942,
while serving with Torpedo Squadron Two on USS Lexington (CV-2).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. photo NH 96162


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