Art Print, 12"x18", SBD-3 Douglas "Dauntless" of Lt. William Hall (MOH)


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Lt. William Hall was awarded the Medal Of Honor, the highest military honor, for his actions during the Battle of The Coral Sea in May of 1942. On the first day of battle, he is credited with dropping a bomb on the IJN Carrier Shōhō, contributing to it's total destruction. The very next day, in an SBD-3 of Scouting 2, Hall and his gunner, Seaman First Class John Moore flew "cover" for the U.S. fleet with the Dauntless' twin forward-firing .50 cal. machine guns and Moore's flexible rear .30 cal. gun. When the Japanese attacked, U.S. planes mixed it up with the incoming planes, Hall credited with three and Moore one.
They didn’t get away unscathed as they fought with the attackers: 20mm fire exploded Hall’s instrument panel and one round passed through ankle, nearly severing his foot. Hall kept fighting until he ran out of ammunition. Somehow, after all this, Hall made a safe landing back on Lexington.

***Image size is smaller than dimensions quoted. Width and Height are of the Paper printed on. For instance, the photo of the young lady holding the print is an approximate indication (She is small) of actual size. An 18"x24" print has an image of approximately 9"x19".

Museum-quality prints made on thick matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.

• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 189 g/m²
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%
• Paper is sourced from Japan

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