Douglas SBD-4 Dauntless



Taken at the RNZAF museum, Christchurch. 7 April, 1998. The wreckage of '37' is displayed 'as found'. On the fuselage. The blue of the overpainted RNZAF roundel has weathered away revealing the original US marking, but the yellow edge remains. Note the remains of the canopy, and the oxygen bottle beside the fuselage.

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