SB-2C-5 Helldiver

Luigi Gorena

"The Helldiver of the Navy" which traces the very brief and troubled history of the American bomber with the "anchor" in the fuselage, the diatribe with the Air Force that in fact opposed the use of Helldivers by the Navy Military and prevented the birth of the Navy Aviation.
Date Published :
October 2015
Publisher :
Aviation Collectables
Contributor(s) :
Claudio Col, Mauro Cini
Series :
Italian Aviation Series
Illustration :
fully illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9788894105018
Pages : 52
Dimensions : 11.7 X 8.3 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$19.95

Overview
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"The Helldiver of the Navy" which traces the very brief and troubled history of the American bomber with the "anchor" in the fuselage, the diatribe with the Air Force that in fact opposed the use of Helldivers by the Navy Military and prevented the birth of the Navy Aviation. Over 70 photographs, many never before published and from former Helldiver pilots' archives, are splendid color profiles, an upper and two lower views of the plane, together with a detailed chapter on how to build a scale model 1 / 72 dell Helldiver are a useful compendium both to the enthusiast that to the researcher as well as to the modeler.

REVIEWS
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"This book will be of interest to both modelers and aviation enthusiasts alike. ​Highly recommended."

- AMPS Indianapolis

"Spanning just 56 picture-packed pages, Luigi Gorena’s compact, Italian-English chronicle recaps the 'Beast' in both air force and navy use."

- Cybermodeler

"...excellent photographs and modeling details."

- Historical Miniatures Gaming Society

"The text and photographic coverage are excellent, and when you throw in the color illustrations and you have a surprisingly complete history of the S2C-5 Helldiver in Italian Service."

- Internet Modeler

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