Lancaster Down!:The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Airmen at War.

Darlow, Stephen.

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Over 55,000 men from Bomber Command lost their lives during WWII. In one raid on Nuremberg alone, more airmen lost their lives than were lost in the Battle of Britain. Drawing on firsthand accounts, Darlow tells the story of the fate of a complete bomber crew, the Lancaster crew in 405 RCAF Squadron, from their operational training to the events that unfolded after they had been shot down.

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Description

Lancaster Down tells the incredible story of seven young airmen at war - the Lancaster crew in 405 RCAF Sqn, made up of British and Canadians. They were one of the legions of RAP bomber crews that took the offensive against Germany for most of the war. This booktraces their preparations, air combats and each of their fates. It stands as a fitting testament to the courage of these seven young airmen and countless crews like them.

Book Details

Author Darlow, Stephen.
Format PB
Series Title Transport
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Imprint Bounty Books
Number of Pages 216
Publish Date 2/07/2015
Catalogue Mar18
Catalogue book number 231