The battle of santa cruz was a draw or perhaps a slight tactical victory for the japanese however the americans werent driven off guadalcanal and the 150 lost japanese fliers couldnt be replaced. Appendix b lieut stanley w vejtasa downs 7 enemy planes one of the most astonishing feats in the history of naval aviation was performed by lieut stanley w vejtasa leader of one of the combat patrol flights launched from the enterprise during the morning of 26 october. Battle of santa cruz i shot down seven japanese aircraft 2 dive bombers and 5 torpedo aircraft that always struck me as interesting i wonder if the upgrading by bill burch that you mentioned jim has anything to do with captain vejtasas turn of phrase. Battle of the santa cruz islands part of the pacific theater of world war ii anti aircraft shell bursts fired at attacking japanese aircraft fill the sky above uss enterprise center left and her screening ships during the battle on 26 october 1942. Visit 7 eleven home of big gulp fountain drinks big bite hot dogs slurpee drinks hot and iced coffee fresh sandwiches and other convenient healthy and fresh food items
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