Detailing the Lancaster’s history from 1942 to 1945, this study brings everything together to tell a concise history of one of the world’s most famous aircraft of all time and undoubtedly the finest bomber of World War II. A superlative and unique color section of more than 50 contemporary photographs of the Lancaster is featured, while the text is complemented by more than 150 rare and seldom seen black-and-white images. Well researched and expertly written, this account is a must read to those interested in the Lancaster and aviation history in general. The book also includes many unique and incredible eyewitness accounts of the raids by Lancaster crews, making Lancaster: Reaping the Whirlwind both a gripping and fascinating read.
|Publisher:||The History Press|
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Martin W. Bowman is the author of 150 books. He has also flown in relief missions in Somalia and Bosnia as well as flying in the Lancaster.