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By Bob Kowalski, Steve Ginter

Bob Kowalski maintains the saga of the bomber Torpedo (BT) application and the same Scout Bomber (SB) software with the imprecise tale of the Douglas XSB2D-1 and BTD-1 "Destroyer".The usa was once nonetheless at peace while the army issued a demand for a layout to serve with the fleet as either a successor to the SBD, which might be nearing obsolescence, and as a potential alternative for the SB2C, which was once present process what can charitably be known as a protracted proportional improvement interval. to fulfill this requirement, prototypes of the SXB2D-1 have been ordered via the military on 30 June 1941.

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1779 1792 1779 Commanding the Bonhomme Richard, Jones captures the British warship Serapis. 1781 Jones returns to the United States and supervises construction of his new ship, the America. 1768 Returning to Scotland on the John, Paul takes over as captain. S. government gives the America to France; Jones briefly sails with a French fleet in the West Indies. 1773 Paul kills a crewman and flees the island of Tobago. 1783 Jones returns to Europe. 1774 John Paul renames himself John Paul Jones; he travels to Virginia.

1790 Jones settles in Paris, France. 1777 Onboard the Ranger, Jones sails to Europe. 1778 Jones leads a daring raid on Whitehaven, England. 1792 Jones dies on July 18 in Paris. S. government brings his body back to America. 29 Glossary TERMS almanac (AWL-muh-nak) An almanac is a yearly booklet with weather, astronomy, and other information. Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac was the best-known almanac in the American colonies. militia (muh-LISH-uh) A militia is a group of citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency.

1777 Onboard the Ranger, Jones sails to Europe. 1778 Jones leads a daring raid on Whitehaven, England. 1792 Jones dies on July 18 in Paris. S. government brings his body back to America. 29 Glossary TERMS almanac (AWL-muh-nak) An almanac is a yearly booklet with weather, astronomy, and other information. Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac was the best-known almanac in the American colonies. militia (muh-LISH-uh) A militia is a group of citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency. The United States used both the Continental army and state militias during the American Revolution.

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