How the Stuka and Douglas SBD Altered the Course of WW2

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Two average warplanes, one on each side of the war, both overlooked by their more glamorous brethren but both were outstanding dive bombers capable of doing what artillery or heavy bombing could not and both had a major impact on the course of WW2, one in starting it and the other at ending it. This is the story of how the Junkers Ju.87 Stuka and the Douglas SBD Dauntless Altered the Course of WW2.

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