Om Douglas SBD Dauntless
The "Slow But Deadly" Dauntless was the US Navy's premier carrier-borne dive bomber, and proved immensely successful in all the major Pacific naval campaigns of WW2. Designed by Ed Heinemann, who later was involved in the design of the equally successful A-20, A-26, F4D and A-4 Skyhawk. The Dauntless continued on operations until the end of the war, and even post-war with the French and Mexicans. The SBD's design and development are covered in detail in this bookThe book contains: superb color illustrations of camouflage and markings, rare b/w archive photographs, scale plans. Essential reading for aviation enthusiasts, historians & scale aeromodellers.