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Morpurgo, J. E Barnes Wallis: A biography ISBN 13: 9780711011199

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  • PublisherI. Allan
  • Publication date1981
  • ISBN 10 0711011192
  • ISBN 13 9780711011199
  • BindingHardcover
  • Number of pages400

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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Updated & Revised Edition. This copy is in new, unmarked condition bound in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. This copy is bright, tight, white and square. The unclipped dust wrapper has a small closed tear to the head of the spine but is still in fine condition. International postal rates are calculated on a book weighing 1 Kilo, in cases where the book weighs more than 1 Kilo increased postal rates will be quoted, where the book weighs less then postage will be reduced accordingly. Sir Barnes Neville Wallis CBE FRS RDI FRAeS[3] (26 September 1887 ? 30 October 1979) was an English engineer and inventor. He is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the Royal Air Force in Operation Chastise (the "Dambusters" raid) to attack the dams of the Ruhr Valley during World War II. The raid was the subject of the 1955 film The Dam Busters, in which Wallis was played by Michael Redgrave. Among his other inventions were his version of the geodetic airframe and the earthquake bomb. Ref ZZ 3. Seller Inventory # 033759

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