Lancaster cover


The star of the famous 'Dambusters' raid, the Avro Lancaster also formed the
backbone of the RAF's Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing
campaign against occupied Europe during World War II. Unable to hit back on
the ground, with the Lancaster, Britain could take the fight to Germany.

This complete illustrated guide to one of Britain's most iconic aircraft explores its history, strengths, weaknesses and combat performance in the war that would make it legendary. Featuring stunning artwork and contemporary photographs, this book reveals how the Lancaster became the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of the war, and a symbol of British resistance and air power.

Table of Contents

ntroduction / Chronology / Design and Development / Technical Specifications / Combat Use / Appendices / Index

Product details

Published 20 Apr 2017
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 128
ISBN 9781472819413
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 50 col
Series General Aviation
Short code GNA
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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