SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2

SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2 cover

Description

Unquestionably the most successful dive-bomber ever to see frontline service with any air arm, the Douglas SBD Dauntless was the scourge of the Japanese Imperial Fleet in the crucial years of the Pacific War. The revolutionary all-metal stressed-skin design of the SBD exhibited airframe strength that made it an ideal dive-bomber, its broad wing, with horizontal centre section and sharply tapered outer panels with dihedral, boasting perforated split flaps that doubled as dive brakes during the steep bombing attacks

Product details

Published Nov 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781782007197
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 10
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Barrett Tillman

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Tom Tullis

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