The first and second chapters of the eBook series, British Flying Legends together in one volume. The book includes Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters, which tells the dramatic story of a flying legend and his leadership of the infamous raid on the Ruhr dams in May 1943 and John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck, which tells the remarkable story of a Fleet Air Arm pilot who, with a single torpedo strike brought about the sinking of Nazi Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck. Continue reading “British Flying Legends – Chapters 1 & 2”
Tells the dramatic story of a renowned British flying legend and his leadership of the most famous bombing mission of the Second World War. The book is a fitting tribute to Gibson and the airmen who took part in the legendary Dambuster raid in May 1943.
The book explores Gibson’s complex and difficult personality, the development of the bouncing bomb and the intense wrangling within the RAF that almost stopped it getting off the drawing board.
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