Douglas SBD-4 Dauntless



Taken at the RNZAF museum, Christchurch. 7 April, 1998. The wreckage of '37' is displayed 'as found'. Note the US marking on the fuselage. The blue of the overpainted RNZAF roundel has weathered away, but the yellow edge remains. The RNZAF number and fin flash remain on the tail, which has lost its rudder fabric.

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