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Today in World War II History—December 18, 1940

Prototype Curtiss XSB2C-1 Helldiver on its maiden flight, 18 December 1940 (US government photo)

Prototype Curtiss XSB2C-1 Helldiver on its maiden flight, 18 December 1940 (US government photo)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 18, 1940: Maiden flight of Curtiss SB2C Helldiver (US Navy scout-bomber).

One response to “Today in World War II History—December 18, 1940”

  1. Yeoman says:

    Also the day, in 1940, when Hitler signed the orders to commit the Germans to planning for the invasion of the Soviet Union.

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