The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual: 1941-1945 by Martin RobsonThe Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual: 1941-1945 by Martin Robson

The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual: 1941-1945

byMartin Robson

Hardcover | November 6, 2012

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The Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most famous and successful heavy bomber of the Second World War. Used predominantly at night, 'Lancs' dropped 608,612 tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties in the period 1942-1945. Some of these missions were incredibly daring - notably the 'dambusters' raid of 617 squadron on the Ruhr valley dams in May 1943. The success of such operations was testament both to the rugged, reliable qualities of this amazing aircraft and the bravery and skill of the pilots, navigators, bombardiers, flight engineers and gunners that crewed it. They relied on their training and experience, supplemented by various pamphlets and manuals that were produced throughout the war. Supplemented with illustrative plans and diagrams, this fascinating pocket manual provides a unique insight into the wartime operation of this famous aircraft.
Dr Martin Robson is a Lecturer at the Defence Studies Department, King's College London at the Joint Services Command and Staff College. He is the author of several works of military, aviation and naval history. Dr Robson delivers regular battlefield lectures and on the ground perspectives on D-Day and the fighting in Normandy as part ...
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Title:The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual: 1941-1945Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 7.38 × 4.93 × 0.65 inPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844861538

ISBN - 13:9781844861538

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