Airborne in 1943: The Daring Allied Air Campaign Over the North Sea

Airborne in 1943: The Daring Allied Air Campaign Over the North Sea

by Kevin Wilson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681778808
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 12/04/2018
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 274,685
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Kevin Wilson has spent most of his working life as a staff journalist on British national newspapers, including the Daily Mail and the Sunday Express. He is the author ofBlood and Fears and Airborne in 1943,also published by Pegasus Books.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 9

Beginnings 15

Winter

To the Heart of Darkness 23

A Signal Success 41

Piercing the Gloom 60

Ruining the Ruhr 88

Spring

The Bitter Taste of Pilsen 125

The Toss of a Coin 146

The Power of Water 160

Pointblank and Return to the Ruhr 205

Summer

The Power of Fire 241

The Peril of Peenemünde 282

Back to Berlin 317

Stretching to Succeed 340

Autumn

Attrition to Achievement 365

'The Greatest of Air Battles' 394

Winter

A Miserable End 417

Closure 444

Notes to the Text 449

Acknowledgements 455

Glossary 459

Bibliography 463

Index 465

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