WAUKEGAN, Ill., June 20 (UPI) -- A dive bomber removed from the depths of Lake Michigan once flew missions during World War II, an official from a Hawaiian museum says. Kenneth DeHoff, executive director of Hawaii's Pacific Aviation Museum, said the ...
United Press International · 6/20/2009
Speaking of Chicago, a bit of World War II history was recovered from Lake Michigan near there in the past week. A Douglas SBD Dauntless bomber was brought up from the bottom 27 miles off Waukegan, Ill., where it had rested in 315 feet of water since 1944.
Holland Sentinel · 4/26/2009
CNN joins A&T Recovery as they capture dramatic underwater video of a World War II bomber in Lake Michigan.
CNN · 6/18/2014
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View more news videos at: After 60 years under the surface of Lake Michigan, a WWII-era Dauntless dive bomber was rescued from the depths and may get a new home in a museum. Here's a time-lapse video of the plane …
Voices Chicago Sun-Times · ByCraig Newman · 4/24/2009
Hula dancers and a kahu's blessing will greet the expected recovery June 19 of a Pacific warrior — a World War II Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber that sits in "pristine" condition on the bottom of chilly Lake Michigan, officials said. The recovery from ...
Navy Times · 6/3/2009
heartfelt applause and the carload of men in World War II bomber jackets, jaunty caps and wave, the essence of greatest generation flyboy cool, and there was music, the Smashing Pumpkins and a country star and …
The George Towner · 5/26/2015
A plane from World War II was pulled from Lake Michigan near Waukegan on Friday. The plane was an SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber, used for training. Joseph Lokites was the pilot of the plane, who apparently made a mistake when switching fuel tanks. He …
Chicagoist · 4/26/2009
Almost 68 years after a failed training mission left it at the bottom of Lake Michigan, crews pulled a World ... a Florida native who was a bomber pilot in the Pacific in World War II. The date — Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Day — was not lost on Cravero ...
Chicago Tribune · ByJonathan Bullington · 12/9/2012
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (CNN) -- A bomber that sank to the bottom of Lake Michigan during a World War II training flight was resurrected Friday. The Douglas SBD Dauntless was brought to the surface off the shoreline near Waukegan, Ill. The planes played a …
LOCAL8now · 4/24/2009
They’re a part of the recovery team dedicated to recovering a pretty special underwater aircraft– a World War II bomber that crashed into Lake Michigan nearly a half a century ago. During the war, the Great Lakes served as a training ground for pilots ...
NEWSFIXCW33 · 6/18/2014
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