Air War Varsity

Air War Varsity

by Martin W Bowman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473863101
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 11/21/2017
Sales rank: 679,114
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Martin Bowman is one of Britain’s best-known aviation historians and authors. His previous books have included works such as Legend of the Lancaster, Confounding the Reich, Duxford and the Big Wings, Clash of Eagles, Lost Wings of World War I and numerous titles in the exhaustive Air War series providing extensive coverage of operations carried out on D-Day and during the Market-Garden offensive at Arnhem. He lives in Norwich.

Table of Contents

Prologue 5

Preface 6

Chapter 1 'Varsity' 15

Chapter 2 'Plunder' 35

Chapter 3 'Red on! Green on! Go!' 56

Chapter 4 'All was Clockwork' 83

Chapter 5 The British and Canadian Lift 116

Chapter 6 Winged Pegasus 141

Chapter 7 A Matter Of Life and Death 163

Chapter 8 Low Level Liberators 188

Chapter 9 A Bankrupt Estate 219

Appendix 1 Timeline Operations 'Plunder' and 'Varsity' Objectives 246

Acknowledgements 252

Index 253

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