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Osprey Combat Aircraft #20: Tbd Devastator Units of the U. S. Navy

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Osprey's title examining the TBD Devastator Units' short-lived participation in World War II (1939-1945). The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations, the Douglas TBD Devastator was designed to fulfil a requirement for a new torpedo bomber. Just 129 were built, and when it entered service it was the most modern aircraft of its type anywhere in the world. Its only real taste of action came on 4 June 1942 in the pivotal Battle of Midway, when 35 were shot down in a clash with Japanese A6M Zero fighters. The aircraft was replaced by the Grumman Avenger weeks later.

Synopsis:

The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations, the short-lived TBD Devastator saw action in the Battle of Midway. Scale drawings, original artwork and rare wartime colour photography illustrate the text, with crews describing their experiences.

About the Author

Barrett Tillman is the worlds most prolific US naval aviation author, having published over two-dozen titles on the World War 2 period alone. He has written numerous books for Osprey in recent years, and he is currently working on several future projects too.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841760254
Author:
Tillman, Barrett
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Author:
Tullis, Tom
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Osprey Combat Aircraft
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.90x7.28x.25 in. .68 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations, the short-lived TBD Devastator saw action in the Battle of Midway. Scale drawings, original artwork and rare wartime colour photography illustrate the text, with crews describing their experiences.
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