Below him, as he’s kneeling he sees Zeros through the open
bomb bay doors. More bullets pierce the plane. Bullets fly
from the plane. We see the Belly Gunner in the suspended
bubble in a fire fight with a Zero.
Bullets pierce the bubble.
Louie grabs the medical bag and climbs across the catwalk to
get to the Belly Gunner.
More gunfire. Harry fires laterally. BOOM!— a cannon round
strikes nearby and the concussion slams his head against the
wall. His goggles shatter.
He reaches up to take off the goggles. Bullets from his
target plane stitch him up. Harry’s down. (end slow motion)
Louie races toward him, pulling him away from his station to
the opposite wall.
As he stabilizes Harry and administers morphine, Louie
notices Mac at the tail gun shooting down a Zero. He also
sees Douglass-- leg shot and bloody but he stands strong and
Louie straps Harry down and makes his way back to the front
of the plane.
BAM!— a very big explosion— a hole rips open in the side of
Phil struggles to right the plane. 7
Stanley recovers his target and fires.
Bullets streak through the Superman from every direction.
Sea and sky are now visible throughout the plane-- gashes
everywhere. Bullets fly. Each moment the holes multiply.
Louie looks up.
Stanley, in the top bubble, looks intently out, hands tensed
on guns, ready for a target to appear. One of his legs is
He keeps shooting, not missing a beat.
In the rectangle of exterior view a Zero enters from aft,
Pillsbury bangs the high speed rotator of his turret. The
turret grunts to life, whirling Pillsbury around ninety
degrees. The Zero reaches the top of it’s arc, leveling off