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Curtiss SB2C Helldiver (Crowood Aviation Series)

Smith, Peter C.

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ISBN 10: 186126710X / ISBN 13: 9781861267108
Published by The Crowood Press, Wiltshire, UK, 2004
Condition: As New Soft cover
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Softcover in glossy pictorial wraps. First printing of first paperback edition. Book is As New, crisp, clean, and unread. More than 200 black-and-white photos document the development of this unique aircraft. Quarto. 224 pp. including index. Bookseller Inventory # 86980

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Title: Curtiss SB2C Helldiver (Crowood Aviation ...

Publisher: The Crowood Press, Wiltshire, UK

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:As New

Edition: First softcover edition.

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The Curtiss Helldiver was the backbone of the United States Navy's offensive in the Pacific from 1943 until the Japanese capitulation. Despite early problems, it evolved into an effective and reliable airplane that was able to absorb severe punishment. Peter C. Smith tells the full story of this remarkable machine in this paperback reprint of a popular Crowood title. Packed with rare photographs, this lively and informative book describes and often neglected airplane.

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Peter C Smith is a full-time historian and writer. He has written many meticulously researched factual history books on aviation, military and naval topics. H is a member of the London and American Aviation Historical Society.

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