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RAF Bomber Command and its aircraft

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Published by I. Allan in Hersham, Surrey .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command -- History,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British,
    • Bombers -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Allan, 1975-1978.

      Other titlesRoyal Air Force Bomber Command and its aircraft
      StatementJames Goulding & Philip Moyes.
      ContributionsMoyes, Philip J. R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .G63 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3649831M
      ISBN 100711007888
      LC Control Number2002491860
      OCLC/WorldCa48885041

      The second was made public at 4 a.m. on the following morning: "The attack by aircraft of the Bomber Command upon the Hornum air base, on the Island of Sylt, which started at about 8 p.m. yesterday evening was still in progress at 3 a.m. this morning. The first aircraft to take part have already returned in safety and captains report accurate. The RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War 2, the Avro Lancaster formed the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe. Produced in massive numbers (over up to VE-Day), the first examples entered squadron service on Christmas Eve , and tasted combat the following March. The second of two volumes on the British bomber Price: $


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