TBF/TBM Avenger Units of World War 2 by Barrett Tillman

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Published by Osprey Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Australasian & Pacific history: Second World War,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Australasia, Oceania & Other Land Areas,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / Aviation

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Book details

SeriesOsprey Combat Aircraft 16
ContributionsTom Tullis (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8993149M
ISBN 101855329026
ISBN 109781855329027

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With a range of 1, miles and a 30, ft. ceiling, the Avenger had superior performance than any other previous US Navy torpedo bomber. Powered by a 1,HP Wright R engine, cylinder double row radial engine, the Avenger was Grumman’s first torpedo bomber and was also the heaviest single-engine aircraft of World War II.

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TBF-1 Avenger T1 October Crash of TBM-1 J29 of VC aboard USS Altamaha 11 April Grumman TBF-1 2 Early TBF-1 Avenger January TBM-1 of the VT from USS Monterey (CVL) Guam July A formation of Grumman Avenger torpedo bombers on a training flight. TBF-1 T-1 USS Charger 23 March 3. As a key weapon of World War II (), the Avenger was so highly valued by the US Navy that its demand for the aircraft soon outstripped Grumman's production capacity, so General Motors [GM] was contracted to build the near identical TBM from September onwards.

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TBM Avenger #92 of the VT USS Santee CVE in flight on October 20 Site statistics: Photos of World War II: over aircraft: 63 models tanks: 59 models vehicles: 59 models guns: 3 models units: 2 ships: 47 WW2 battlefields - 12 weapon models: equipment: people: books in reference section: over The Grumman TBF Avenger or TBM was a torpedo bomber that was used by the United States during WWII.

The first production model of the TBF Avenger series was the TBF It had a crew of three and had an air-cooled, Wright Engine capable of propelling the Avenger atr speeds of up to km/h. The armament of the TBF consisted of two mm MGs in the wings, one mm MG in a ventral. The first aircraft were known as Avenger Mk 1, TBM-1s from Grumman were the Avenger Mk II and TBM-3 the Mark III.

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