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Description - Grumman J2F Duck by David Doyle

The Grumman J2F Duck formed the backbone of America's over water utility squadrons from 1934 until beyond WWII, setting various aviation records during this service. A single-engine amphibious aircraft (also produced by Columbia Aircraft), the Duck saw service with the US Navy, Marine Corps, Army Air Force, and Coast Guard in a variety of roles including, reconnaissance, air-sea rescue, scouting/observation, and more. This volume is profusely illustrated with scarce archival photographs from diverse collections, including previously unpublished images. Part of the Legends of Warfare series. AUTHOR: Author of over 100 books, David Doyle was presented the Bart Vanderveen Award, recognizing, " . . . the individual who has contributed the most to the historic preservation of military vehicles worldwide" in 2015 by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association. SELLING POINTS: A photographic history of the design, development, and deployment of the Grumman JF and J2F Duck US Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard biplane scout, rescue, and observation aircraft during WWII Profusely illustrated with scarce archival photographs from diverse collections, including previously unpublished images 230 colour and b/w photographs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764354489
ISBN-10: 0764354485
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 228mm x 0mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Doyle

Author of over 100 books, David Doyle was presented the Bart Vanderveen Award, recognizing, " . . . the individual who has contributed the most to the historic preservation of military vehicles worldwide" in 2015 by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association.

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