High quality WW2 colour photos VI

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Original color photos from a bombing raid on Japanese-held Wake Island. On October 5th 1943 aircraft from the carrier USS Yorktown raided Wake Island, a Life Magazine photographer was on board of one of the planes and took color photos of the attack (my guess it that it was Frank Herschel). Click on the pix to enlarge

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Amazing shot of two Douglas SBD Dauntless en route to target

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Returning to the carrier

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Check out the older posts in this series for more excellent WW2 color photos: I II III IV V

Frank Herschel

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~ by m1pencil on January 2, 2014.

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