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A landmark oral history

Author: Max Arthur, (Military historian)
Publisher: London : Virgin Books : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the night of 16-17 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster bombers from 617 Squadron headed for Germany. Their mission, for which they had been trained under a cloak of absolute secrecy, was to destroy the dams of the Ruhr Valley and in doing so cripple the Nazi industrial war effort. This book features the voices of the 'Dambusters'.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Arthur, (Military historian)
ISBN: 9780753515730 0753515733
OCLC Number: 852006548
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 352 pages : black and white, photographs, integrateddiagrams ; 20 x 13 x 3 cm
Responsibility: Max Arthur.

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For the first time, acclaimed oral historian Max Arthur has gathered together the voices of the 'Dambusters', including Guy Gibson, commander of the mission and Barnes Wallis, who developed the  Read more...

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"May well rival his seminal Forgotten Voices of The Great War ... hard to put down ... His precis of the complex story of how the scientist Barnes Wallis overcame all the obstacles to breaching the Read more...

 
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