Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

The Dam Busters

The Dam Busters
Item# 9781844258673

Product Description

Publisher: Haynes

Author: Jonathan Falconer

The daring attack on the Ruhr dams in May 1943 by RAF Lancasters of 617 Squadron remains one of the greatest feats of arms of the 20th century. It had all the ingredients of a classic adventure story a miracle weapon designed to destroy an indestructible target in a raid carried More...out by an elite bomber squadron led by a highly decorated young wing commander. This lavishly illustrated account tells the full story, including a chapter on the epic 1954 film The Dam Busters, and fully detailed appendices. (pb)