Dam Busters

Dam Busters

Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany

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May 16, 1943, was a night that changed WWII. Nineteen Lancaster bombers filled with 133 hand-picked and specially trained airmen took off on a night mission code-named Operation Chastise; their targets - the Ruhr River dams - whose massive water reservoirs powered Nazi Germany's military industrial complex. This mission cost the lives of fifty-three airmen, including fourteen Canadians. Based on personal accounts, flight logs, maps and photographs of the Canadians involved, 'Dam Busters' recounts the dramatic story of these young Commonwealth bomber crews.
Publisher: Toronto :, Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.,, [2018]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781443455435
Branch Call Number: ANF 940.542135 BAR
Characteristics: xxxiv, 434 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Mansbridge, Peter

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