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Luck and a Lancaster: Chance and Survival in World War II

Luck and a Lancaster: Chance and Survival in World War II (Paperback)

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This book takes you, raid by raid, through the author's tour of operational duty over the last five months of 1944. It is a bomber pilot's story, but it is also about the grinding operational pressure, the brotherhood of the crew and fears of injury and death. It is about a squadron of Bomber Command that bore a barely-equaled burden in operational effort and losses. It is about young airmen the author knew, who lived and too often died amid the turmoil in enemy skies.

History & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesAir forces & warfareHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWar & defence operationsHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWeapons & equipmentMilitary vehiclesHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd Publication Date: 15/03/2001 ISBN-13: 9781840372915  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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