Douglas SBD-3


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


Credit Line

Gift of MPB Corporation


Painting, oil on canvas


  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 66 x 90.2cm (26 x 35 1/2 in.)
  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 59.7 x 85.1cm (23 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Douglas SBD-3; two Douglas SBD-3 planes depicted in flight over a flaming aircraft carrier; blue and white with small red areas in the flames and a red circular area on the deck of the ship; World War II.



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