USMC VMB-1, Douglas SBD-1 MCB Quantico, VA, 1940

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HA0172
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USMC VMB-1, Douglas SBD-1  MCB Quantico, VA, 1940
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USMC VMB-1, Douglas SBD-1 MCB Quantico, VA, 1940

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HA0172
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA0172
Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless Diecast Model
USMC VMB-1, MCB Quantico, VA, 1940


Originally activated as VB-6M the unit was re-designated VMB-1 in 1937. In late 1940 VMB-1 was the second Marine unit to receive the new Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless. Because mid-1940 was a relatively quiet period for the Marines VMB-1 its 19 SBD-1s were stationed at Quantico, Virginia learning the intricacies of the new aircraft and learning amphibious assault support tactics. On July 1, 1942 they were once again re-designated as VMSB-132. SBD-1 BuNo. 1616 at Chula Vista, California on August 10, 1942.
1:72 Scale Length 5.5" Width 7"
Specifications
Product Code: HA0172
Brand: HOBBY MASTER
Aircraft Type: SBD-1
Aircraft Name: Dauntless
Genre: MILITARY
Airline: USMC
Registration: VMB-1
Scale: 1:72 Scale
Length: 5.5"
Width: 7"
Country: USA
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