National Geographic : 1943 Nov
U.a.Aavy, umcial With Zigzagging Convoy and Sunlit Sea for Backdrop, an Avenger Flies off Its Mother Ship's Back Starter and plane handlers have just jumped back and released the heavily laden plane, which now is roaring down thedeck. Airborne, itwill relieve oneofthe four torpedoplanes flying above the ships. Behind it a hunched-over starter coaxes out another plane, which will quickly spread itswings and take off.SixGrumman fighters snuggle at the left. Arresting wires, which hook and stop landing planes, lie flat on the deck during launchings.