Compl Illust Enc of Lancaster Bomber (Paperback)
  • Compl Illust Enc of Lancaster Bomber (Paperback)
zoom

Compl Illust Enc of Lancaster Bomber (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£9.99
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 28/11/2011
  • 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
This title tells the story of the greatest night bomber of World War II, illustrated with over 275 photographs. It takes you through the design, development, construction and history of the Lancaster, as well as its role in the major battles of the war. It includes first-hand accounts from people who lived through the war in Germany and in Britain, as well as profiles of the pilots who flew and fought over Europe. Stunning photographs of the planes themselves and of the destruction wrought on its target cities bring the devastating power of these machines to life. It features a fascinating and engaging narrative written by a leading military history expert. "The Lancaster Bomber" led the air offensive in the darkest days of World War II. This book describes how the plane was developed to fit into an entirely new role in warfare, and explains how the Lancaster could take the war to the enemy to devastating effect. Also covered is the production of the plane and the modifications made throughout its lifetime. This book shows what it was like to fly a Lancaster over the flak-filled skies of Nazi Germany, and lists where surviving planes can be seen today. This fascinating text is the ultimate reference for anybody with an interest in military history or aviation.

Publisher: Anness Publishing
ISBN: 9781780190358
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 603 g
Dimensions: 223 x 162 x 16 mm

You may also be interested in...

Messerschmitt Bf109 Manual
Added to basket
Spitfire Manual 1940
Added to basket
Hurricane
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore
Added to basket
RAF Tornado Manual
Added to basket
£21.99
Hardback
Republic F-105 Thunderchief
Added to basket
Aircraft Wrecks: A Walker's Guide
Added to basket
Hurricane Manual 1940
Added to basket
Lancaster
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Flying Boats of the Solent and Poole
Added to basket
Ki-27 'Nate' Aces
Added to basket
The Quick and the Dead
Added to basket
Fw 200 Condor vs Atlantic Convoy
Added to basket

“Rather disappointing”

The complete illustrated encyclopaedia? It definitely is not complete or encyclopaedic. Of the 275 photos only 120 are of Lancasters, there are a few Manchesters, Lancastrians etc too, but there is also a lot of... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 16

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.