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Dambuster : A Life of Guy Gibson VC

Ottaway, Susan

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ISBN 10: 0850525039 / ISBN 13: 9780850525038
Published by Leo Cooper , Pen and Sword, London, England, 1996
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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ISBN 0850525039 : Used book; clean and bright, looks very little used with slight shelfwear. . he became famous as leader of the Dambuster Raid of May 1943, which destroyed the Mohne and Eder dams on the Ruhr. illustrated with black and white photographs. Bookseller Inventory # 7009021

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Title: Dambuster : A Life of Guy Gibson VC

Publisher: Leo Cooper , Pen and Sword, London, England

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition:Very Good

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By the time he was killed in September 1944, after directing a successful raid against the German towns of Rheydt and Munchen-Gladbach, Guy Gibson was one of the mo st highly decorated RAF officers of the Second World War. '

About the Author:

Susan Ottaway has had a lifelong enthusiasm for aeroplanes, books and twentieth century history. She worked for four different airlines over a period of 20 years, mainly in the UK but also in Germany and Australia, and wrote her first book, a biography of Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC, before leaving the world of aviation. She has since written seven more books including the acclaimed Fly with the Stars, a history of British South American Airways, with her brother and co-author Ian Ottaway, and the bestselling Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice, the story of Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne who were agents with the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War. She lives in Hampshire with Nick and their dog and three cats.

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