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Dambusters

by Max Arthur

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24251555M
ISBN 109780753517888, 9780753517871

  The Real Story of the Royal Air Force’s World War II ‘Dambusters’ Raid is more complex and less celebratory than the book’s cover implies. His . The Dam Busters () Plot. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Synopsis (1) Summaries. The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective. The British are desperate to shorten the length of World War II and propose a daring raid to smash.

  ‘A fine book about that moonlit Dambusters’ raid of 76 years ago, a worthy tribute to the men of Squadron – and their hapless victims’ Sunday Express ‘A remarkable book Combining formidable narrative power with equally potent explanatory insight, it situates the Dambusters Raid in the broader strategic context of World War II /5().   Sixty years on, The Dambusters is the definitive telling of one of World War Two's most remarkable episodes. The book describes how it was down to the ingenuity and persistence of a scientific maverick, Barnes Wallis, that the idea of the backwards-spinning bouncing bomb came about and how the pilots overcame the odds to pull off one of the /5(10).

  Max Hastings' Dambusters book The Mail Online has been running a piece to promote Max Hastings' soon to be published book about Operation Chastise. The article, the core of which is, presumably, in Hastings' own words, says 56 crewmen of Sqn died in the raid – whereas three survived, as is well known. The Dam Busters (book), a book by Paul Brickhill about Operation Chastise. The Dam Busters (film), a film about Operation Chastise. Dambusters March, the theme to the "Dambusters" film by British composer Eric Coates. The Dam Busters (video game), a video game loosely based on Operation Chastise/10().


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Dam Busters: The True Story of the Inventors and Airmen Who Led the Devastating Raid to Smash the German Dams in [Holland, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dam Busters: The True Story of the Inventors and Airmen Dambusters book Led the Devastating Raid to Smash the German Dams in /5().

Wow, this is an amazing book, packed full of information and photography, this is a SUPERB book and Dambusters book in conjunction with the Haynes Dambusters book will tell you all you need to know.

I agree with other reviewers-the BEST!!!5/5(7). Dam Busters is the story of the RAF mission to destroy dams in the industrial heartland of Germany in The strength of this book is that it tries to tell the whole story, from the initial idea of attacking these industrial targets, to the development of the technology required, the political manoeuvres needed to gain backing for the raids /5.

A very good book about the exploits of Squadron- Dam Busters during WW2. It covers not only the raid on the Ruhr dams but also the raids on the U Boat bases, the Tirpitz, factories in Europe, and railway lines in Europe, by: The Dam Busters Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 7 ratings.

See all 17 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $ /5(7). New Dambusters book fall, Ted Barris releases his latest book – Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid against Nazi Germany – published by HarperCollins.

It was a night that changed the Second World War. The secret air raid against the hydroelectric dams of Germany’s Ruhr River took years to plan, involved an untried bomb, and included the best aircrewmen RAF Bomber Command could muster.

The Dam Busters book. Read 54 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published in by Evans Brothers this is the story of /5. About the Book. National Bestseller. Foreword by Peter Mansbridge “Barris tells the jaw-dropping story of a night that changed the war.” —The Globe and Mail It was a night that changed the Second World War.

A new book, The Complete Dambusters, was published by History Press in May This contains biographies of all the men who flew on the Dams Raid, each accompanied by a photograph, as well as the story of the planning of the raid, the specialised training involved and a.

A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.

Operation Chastise, the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams in north-west Germany by the RAF’s Squadron on the night of 16/17 Maywas an /5(). A great book that weaves together the recollections of many of those involved in the Dambusters' raid.

There's no attempt to editorialise, or to smooth over differences in recollections, and the book is better for that. It probably ought not be the only book you read on the raid, but it's certainly a fascinating account.4/5.

The Dam Busters is a British epic war film starring Richard Todd and Michael was directed by Michael film recreates the true story of Operation Chastise when in the RAF's Squadron attacked the Möhne, Eder, and Sorpe dams in Nazi Germany with Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb.

The film was based on the books The Dam Busters () by Paul Brickhill and Music by: Eric Coates, Leighton Lucas. This is the first "overall" history of Chastise since James Holland's book six years ago, and as such Sir Max Hastings has the benefit of the ongoing research into this operation, in particular using to good effect Richard Morris' for his upcoming new biography of Sir Barnes Wallis, and last year's The Complete Dambusters, Charles Foster's book that not only included biographies of each man /5.

‘A fine book about that moonlit Dambusters’ raid of 76 years ago, a worthy tribute to the men of Squadron – and their hapless victims’ Sunday Express ‘A remarkable book Combining formidable narrative power with equally potent explanatory insight, it situates the Dambusters Raid in the broader strategic context of World War II /5().

Inthe war was still very fresh in people's memories, and people had no idea that the Dam Busters' bombs had bounced. "In the original Paul Brickhill book, it 2/5. Number Squadron is a Royal Air Force aircraft squadron, originally based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire and currently based at RAF Marham in Norfolk.

It is commonly known as the "Dambusters", for its actions during Operation Chastise against German dams during the Second World the early 21st century it operated the Panavia Tornado GR4 in the ground attack and reconnaissance role Branch: Royal Air Force. Jambusters tells the story of the minute and idiosyncratic details of everyday life during the Second World War for the 5, Women's Institutes and how they helped to improve the lot of millions of their fellow Britons.

Big pictures and bravery are fashionable and exciting but it was the behind-the-scenes, nitty-gritty approach to the daily /5(). A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. Operation Chastise, the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams in north-west Germany by the RAF's Squadron on the night of 16/17 Maywas an epic that has passed into Britain's national legend.5/5(8).

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Wing Commander Guy Gibson led a total of Allied aircrew on board 19 Lancaster bombers in the Dambusters raid Credit: PA:Press Association. Yet a new book. That raid was famous at the time and further popularized after the war by the book and movie "The Dambusters." "Chastise" is a tense and insightful retelling of the mission, executed by an incredibly young but dedicated group of pilots and air crew against long odds.

The author succeeds in putting a human face on the dambusters/5(). Directed by Michael Anderson. With Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney. The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective/10(K).

“Operation Chastise” is a remarkable book, well in keeping with the impressive track record that Hastings long ago established as an astute chronicler of Author: Sebastian Lukasik.