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Dambusters: A Landmark Oral History

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Dambusters: A Landmark Oral History by Max Arthur
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The Dambusters raid is an unforgettable event in British military history and has passed into legend. On 16 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster bomber crews gathered in the dusk at RAF Scampton. Their brief was to fly at night across occupied Europe and drop specially designed 'bouncing' bombs at a mere 60 feet above water to destroy three crucial and heavily defended dams deep in the German industrial heartland. Bestselling author Max Arthur has collected together first-hand accounts of the mission and the painstaking preparation that went into it. As well as the sheer bravery of the raid, Arthur also manages to capture the sense of loss when 56 men lost their lives. With contributions ranging from RAF air and ground crew to German civilians who witnessed the raid, this landmark oral history collection paints a moving and personal picture of one of the most famous operations of the Second World War.

Author Biography

Max Arthur served with the RAF and has written several bestselling oral history books including Forgotten Voices of the Great War, Forgotten Voices of the Second World War and The Last Post. He writes for the Independent and gives lectures on strategy and leadership.
Release date NZ
May 7th, 2009
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
integrated B&W photos/diagrams
Imprint
Virgin Books
Pages
352
Dimensions
129x198x22
ISBN-13
9780753515730
Product ID
2757433

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