The Dam Busters


The author has already been responsible for a number of well-researched books on RAF Bomber Command 1939-45. This book is up to the standard he has already established and will not disappoint. There is a wealth of detail and evidence of meticulous research. A lavishly illustrated book that inevitably uses mainly black and white photographs, but also includes a number of rare full colour photographs. During WWII, the Dam Busters captured the imagination of the British people and provided a very important boost to morale. Although the strategic impact of the raid was less than is often claimed, it was a tactical success that shook German confidence and previewed the terrible round-the-clock bombing campaign that was to develop

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