SB2C Helldiver

SB2C Helldiver Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War II - The Legends of Warfare

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Synopsis

While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are examined, including experimental variants that did not progress beyond the prototype stage. Profusely illustrated with war-era photographs, both black-and-white and color, which are augmented with beautiful color photos of the only remaining flyable example, this book provides the reader with a concise yet thorough study of this legendary aircraft. Part of the Legends of Warfare series.

Book information

ISBN: 9780764359699
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Imprint: Schiffer Military
Pub date:
DEWEY: 623.7463
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 760g
Height: 236mm
Width: 237mm
Spine width: 18mm