SBD Dauntless "Black GC" Low Top Canvas Shoes
This design is based on SBD-3 Dauntless flown by Clarence Wade McClusky during the Battle of Midway. McClusky was a pivotal figure during the Battle of Midway, a crucial naval battle in World War II. As the commander of the air group aboard the USS Enterprise, McClusky played a significant role in the American victory.
During the battle, McClusky's leadership and strategic decision-making stood out. On June 4, 1942, his squadron was tasked with locating the elusive Japanese carrier fleet. Through a combination of careful analysis and a bold hunch, McClusky deviated from the planned flight path, ultimately leading him to discover the Japanese carriers. His accurate report of their location allowed American dive-bombers to launch a successful attack, sinking four of the carriers, which were vital components of Japan's naval power.
McClusky's decision to continue the search, even when faced with uncertainty, showcased his determination and quick thinking. His contribution was instrumental in turning the tide of the battle in favor of the United States. McClusky, for his vital contribution to the outcome of the battle, was awarded the Navy Cross.
The Battle of Midway marked a significant shift in the Pacific and is often considered a turning point in World War II.
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Step into history with our warbird themed canvas shoes! Each pair of shoes are made to order, featuring designs inspired by history’s most remarkable military aircraft and aviators. So, whether you are a warbird buff, air show fanatic or simply a lover of aviation, you can be certain our designs will bring a touch of style and history to your everyday wardrobe.
✈ Made to order.
✈ Classic lace-up closure to achieve the perfect fit.
✈ Brushed metal eyelets for that timeless style.
✈ Soft inner lining and insole for absolute comfort.
✈ Iconic rounded rubber toe cap.
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Product is manufactured in and shipped from China.