Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two (Paperback)
  • Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two (Paperback)
zoom

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two (Paperback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£10.99
Paperback 576 Pages / Published: 07/02/2019
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

'James Holland is a master'

BBC History It was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces launched their first-ever round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. The aim was to smash the main factories and production centres of the Luftwaffe and at the same time draw the German fighter force up into the air and into battle.

Big Week is the knife-edge story of bomber against flak gun and fighter, but also, crucially, fighter against fighter. Following the fortunes of pilots and aircrew from both sides, this is a blistering narrative of one of the most critical periods of the entire war. Big Week was the largest air battle ever witnessed, but it has been largely forgotten - until now.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552173506
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 411 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 36 mm

You may also be interested in...

Agent Sonya
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Secret Life of Bletchley Park
Added to basket
SAS Nazi Hunters
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
When the Germans Came
Added to basket
Churchill
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Mountbattens
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Ireland's Secret War
Added to basket
Traitor King
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
MI9
Added to basket
MI9
£10.99
Paperback
All the Countries We've Ever Invaded
Added to basket
Army Girls
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Lily's Promise
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Operation Pedestal
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Codebreaking Sisters
Added to basket
Chastise
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

“An opinion”

Having lived through the period covered in this book and had what little censored information that was available at the time, I found the detailed description of what was actually happening a revelation. This... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 40

“Epic!”

This book is a complete revelation, having had an int erst in all things military for the past 40 odd years I thought I had a fairly good idea of the events surrounding Big Week but there was lots of information that... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 19

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.