Earnest and Ferrier were the only Avenger survivors of that great battle, in which Devastator torpedo bombers were also badly battered but Dauntless dive-bombers
turned the tide.
Written by a former naval aviator, this book informs readers about the legendary ship's prewar history and its sinking by torpedo attacks from Nakajima B5N torpedo bombers and Aichi D3A dive-bombers
The Liverpool troop ship HMT Lancastria was carrying more than 6,000 servicemen and civilians - with some estimates as high as 9,000 - when she was hit by German dive-bombers
during the Second World War.
Owing to combat experience of Coral Sea battle and the efficient launch of torpedo planes, fighters, and dive-bombers
of Yorktown's air group, Fletcher's team was the only force to arrive over its target almost exactly according to navigational calculation to deliver a timely and coordinated attack.
This illustrated reference for German military aircraft enthusiasts focuses on three types of German dive-bombers
used in the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s: the Heinkel He 50; the Henschel Hs 123 Angelito; and the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka.
But Sevastopol was where they engaged in siege warfare - old-fashioned, big artillery pieces, hundreds and hundreds of sorties by the Luftwaffe, and its bombers and dive-bombers
Three members of the RCAF were killed in 1944 while flying the Vultee Vengeance dive-bombers
During the Battle of Midway, Japanese carriers were not sunk by Devastator torpedo-bombers but by Dauntless dive-bombers
Kernan explains that the attack was not successful because the Japanese were simply unable to coordinate the attacks of their dive-bombers
and torpedo planes on the American aircraft carrier.
The Germans' Stuka dive-bombers
are so badly mauled they are withdrawn from the Battle.
In September, 1944, Foster took command of 849 Squadron in the Far East and, the following January, commanded a squadron of dive-bombers
during Operation Meridian, which was the largest ever undertaken by the Fleet Air Arm.
HMS Airedale, adopted by Spenborough, was wrecked in the Mediterranean in September 1942 by German land-based dive-bombers
and 44 men were killed.