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Douglas XSB2D-1 & BTD-1 Destroyer (Naval Fighters #30) (Paperback)

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Bob Kowalski continues the saga of the bomber Torpedo (BT) program and the similar Scout Bomber (SB) program with the obscure story of the Douglas XSB2D-1 and BTD-1 Destroyer.

The United States was still at peace when the Navy issued a requirement for a design to serve with the fleet as both a successor to the SBD, which would be nearing obsolescence, and as a possible replacement for the SB2C, which was undergoing what can charitably be called a prolonged proportional development period. To meet this requirement, two prototypes of the SXB2D-1 were ordered by the Navy on June 30, 1941.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780942612301
ISBN-10: 0942612302
Publisher: Steve Ginter
Publication Date: July 1st, 1995
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Naval Fighters