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Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless Bomber Aircraft "Lt. Cook Cleland VB-16 USS Lexington Battle of the Philippine Seas" (1944) United States Navy "Premium Collection" 1/32 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless Bomber Aircraft "Lt. Cook Cleland VB-16 USS Lexington Battle of the Philippine Seas" (1944) United States Navy "Premium Collection" 1/32 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

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  • Brand new 1/32 scale diecast model of Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless Bomber Aircraft "Lt. Cook Cleland, VB-16, USS Lexington, Battle of the Philippine Seas" (1944) United States Navy "Premium Collection" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes pilot figure.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Detachable ordnance loads.
  • Does NOT include display stand.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 12.5, Wingspan- 15.25 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

HISTORY ASPECTS:
The SBD Dauntless, a stalwart dive bomber utilized by the United States Navy during World War II, played a crucial role in shaping the outcome of key battles in the Pacific theater. In June 1944, Lieutenant Cook Cleland, serving with VB-16 aboard the USS Lexington, piloted an SBD-5 Dauntless during intense combat operations. The USS Lexington, one of the most famous aircraft carriers of the war, deployed its complement of SBD Dauntless aircraft to provide close air support and conduct bombing raids against Japanese targets in the Pacific.
During this period, the SBD-5 Dauntless proved its worth in numerous engagements, including the pivotal Battle of the Philippine Sea, also known as the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot." In this decisive naval battle, U.S. Navy aircraft, including the SBD Dauntless, inflicted heavy losses on the Japanese Navy's carrier-based air forces, effectively neutralizing their threat and securing a crucial victory for the Allied forces.
The SBD-5 Dauntless piloted by Lt. Cook Cleland and his fellow aviators in VB-16 contributed significantly to the success of these operations, delivering accurate bombing runs against enemy targets and providing vital support to ground troops. Their bravery and skill in the face of adversity exemplified the courage and determination of the U.S. Navy's aircrews during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
Experience the heroism of Lieutenant Cook Cleland and the VB-16 squadron with a meticulously crafted 1:32 scale model. Featuring authentic markings and detailing based on historical records; this replica pays tribute to the brave aviators who flew these legendary aircraft in the defense of freedom and democracy. Add this exceptional model to your collection and honor the legacy of the SBD Dauntless and its contribution to Allied victory in World War II.

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