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The Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam

The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy' Young

The Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam( )
Author: Thorning, Arthur G.
ISBN:978-1-78303-015-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Pen & Sword Books Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
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On 25 September 1939, Melvin Young reported to No.1 Initial Training Unit. He was selected as a bomber pilot and promoted to Flying Officer. Having undertaken a Lancaster conversion course Melvin and his new crew were posted to 57 Squadron at Scampton - soon to become 617 Squadron. On 15 May the Order for Operation Chastise was issued - the raid to be flown the next night, 16/17 May. The plan for the operation was that three waves of aircraft would be employed. The first wave of nine...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Military / World War Ii
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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