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Little Book of Dam Busters

Little Book of Dam Busters
Item# 9781907311451

Product Description

Publisher: Green Umbrella

Author: David Curnock

On a dark night in May 1943, a squadron of 19 Lancaster bombers of Royal Air Force Bomber Command took off from their base in Lincolnshire and set course for the industrial heartland of Germany. Theirs was a most secret mission - to destroy the dams that supplied water and power to the factories located in the Ruhr valley. The objectives were achieved in a series of daring attacks that were both heroic in their execution and devastating in their effect. This is the story of the innovative and talented man behind the mission, and those dedicated and courageous airmen who took part in the raid that will mark them down in history as "The Dambusters". (hb)