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Dam busters: the race to smash the dams, 1943

Dam busters: the race to smash the dams, 1943

Holland, James, 1970- author

The night of May 16th, 1943. 19 specially adapted Lancasters take off from RAF Scampton, each with a huge 9,000 lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath it. Their mission: to destroy three dams deep within the German heartland, which provide the lifeblood to the industries supplying the Third Reich's war machine

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Corgi Books, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: James Holland
ISBN: 0552163414, 9780552163415
Note: Originally published: London: Bantam Press, 2012.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 576 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Wallis, Barnes, 1887-1979.; Warfare and Defence.; Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Squadron, 617.; World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, British.; Operation Chastise, 1943.; Gibson, Guy.