National Geographic : 1945 Aug
The National Geographic Magazine Ordnanceman Checks Twin 30s of a Scout Plane on the Hangar Deck Navy scouts search for the enemy ahead and on the flanks of the task force and serve as dive bombers on combat missions. Constantly scanning the air and sea, the radioman-gunner faces aft to defend the plane. ( National Geographic Society Kodaclhromes, U. S. Navy, Olficial Hangarmen Spot a Plane Just Lowered by Elevator from the Flight Deck Efficiency of a carrier largely depends upon the speed and skill of its plane handlers. The bomb which destroyed the Princeton set fire to planes being gassed and rearmed in her hangar.