Original! Rare! Post-ww1 Usmc Aviation Dt-2 Torpedo Bomber Planes Photo Jan. 1924
POST-WW1 USMC AVIATION DT-2 TORPEDO BOMBER PLANES PHOTO JAN. MARINE CORPS MARKED DT-2 TORPEDO-BOMBER PLANES OF THE 64 DT-2 TORPEDO BOMBER PLANES EVER BUILT FOR THE NAVY. MARINES CAN BE SEEN PREPARING FOR THERE NEXT FLIGHTS. EGA’s PAINTED ON THE SIDES ALONG WITH REGISTRATION NUMBERS X-XXXX. OFFICIAL PERIOD HAND OPAQUED DATED IN THE UPPER LEFT NEGATIVE. 1.24 (JANUARY 1924). OFFICIAL PERIOD LABEL ON THE REVERSE. MARINE SEAPLANES ON THE BEACH at Culebra Island near Porto Rico. Where the Marine Expeditionary Force is engaging in winter maneuvers. PERIOD DATE STAMPED ON THE REVERSE. Marine Corps DT-2’s built by Lowe-Willard-Fowler were of the very few U. Marine Corps aircraft of the 64 ever built for the U. In the early 1920s the DT-2 was a primary torpedo test platform and proved instrumental in the development and introduction of the aircraft-launched weapon. Two-seat torpedo-bomber biplane, powered by a 450 hp. (340 kW) Liberty V-12 piston engine; 64 built for the US Navy with just a very few made for the U. Marine Corps, used from 1921 until 1927. SHARP FOCUS WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST. MEDIUM WEIGHT PHOTO PAPER. DIMENSIONS: 8 ” x 10″. THIS IS NOT A COPY OR A REPRODUCTION.