Legend of the Lancasters

The Bomber War from England 1942-45

Martin W. Bowman

 
Date Published :
August 2009
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
16 pages plates
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781848840171
Pages : 336
Dimensions : 11.5 X 9.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$60.00

Overview
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This book is a riveting account told in ten big chapters of the young RAF crews who flew Lancasters in RAF Bomber Command from 1942 to the end of the war in Europe in April 1945. It is unique in that the story is told using first person accounts from RAF aircrew and German night fighter crews who fought each other on raids on occupied Europe and Germany from 1942 onwards. Details of what it was like to be on the receiving end in Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne etc are also included. A whole host of incredible first-hand accounts by British, Commonwealth, American and German air crews permeate the action and describe the aerial battles as only they can. This unique book also includes many accounts and photos that have not previously been seen before while the rich mix of combat accounts from all sides are brought together for the first time in one volume.

About The Author
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Martin Bowman is one of Britain’s foremost aviation historians and has written many books and articles. He lives in Norwich.

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