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3 GROUP BOMBER COMMAND WWII An Operational Record

3 GROUP BOMBER COMMAND WWII An Operational Record

3 GROUP BOMBER COMMAND An Operational Record by C. Ward, S. Smith

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A full operational account of 3 Group - the Bomber Command Unit that took part in bombing from the first raids of the war to the last. Equipped successively with Wellingtons , Stirlings, and finally with Lancasters, 3 Group were in the front line from 1939 to 1945

Newly equipped with Wellngton bombers, 3 Group Bomber Command carried out one of the first raids of the Second World War - against German warships off Brunsbuttel. The following year, hey were re-equipped with Stirlings, and in 1942 the Lancasters arrived. In Nvember 1943 3 Group were the first to use the radar G-H device in a raid on Dusseldorf. In the summer of 1944, the Group specialised in attacks on V1 flying bomb launch sites, and they also took part in pre-D-Day operations against rail junctions, marshalling yards and troop concentrations. Finally, the Group were involved in attacks head of the Rhine crossing. This book gves a full account of Group operations throughout the war. 
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Total Pages: 316
  • Weight in grams: 730

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