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TBD DEVASTATOR UNITS OF THE US NAVY. During the Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway in 1942, the Douglas TBD suffered staggering losses, and 35 were shot down in a clash with Japanese A6M Zero fighters.

Click to EnlargeTBD DEVASTATOR UNIT OF THE US NAVY. The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations. When it entered service in June 1937, it was the most modern aircraft of its type in service anywhere in the world. Just 129 were built, But by the time of the Pearl Harbor raid in December 1941, the Douglas TBD was thoroughly obsolete. During the Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway in 1942, the Douglas TBD suffered staggering losses. Part of the Osprey Combat Aircraft Series, this book offers a comprehensive history of the fighting aircraft and their crews. The series provides a unique source of information, researched by recognized experts and brought to life by first-person accounts from the veterans themselves. Supported by dozens of superior photos and at least 30 original color artworks, specially commissioned scale drawings, tables, charts and more.

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Group:
World War II
ID:
OS-CA20
Category:
Aviation: Military
Media:
Softcover book
Type:
Unit Histories
Price:
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