Enemy Coast Ahead - Uncensored: The Real Guy Gibson

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Enemy Coast Ahead - Uncensored: The Real Guy Gibson

Enemy Coast Ahead - Uncensored: The Real Guy Gibson

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You may find it necessary to transfer the local barmaid or take the drastic measure of transferring 54 squadron out of Scampton airbase, or even quarantining the base altogether. The player then organizes his squadron into waves, assigning aircrew to Lancasters, arming them with ordnance, and assigning primary and secondary targets, and wave leaders. The descriptions of the aircraft, preparations, operations and social life are well drawn and evocative.

Unfortunately there always seems to be some that are looking to achieve some objective no matter the cost to others. In this book he tells of the Bomber's work as he saw it from the necessarily somewhat circumscribed viewpoint of an individual cog in a vast machine, as Commander of a Flight and later of a Squadron.in the age of the dictators and the appeasers, joining the RAP pre-war when it was the best flying club in the world. when at the forefront of the battle, back in England he was hero-worshipped by many, respected, loved, feared and cordially disliked by others. As a modern touch there is a centre set of glossy paper photographs, some of which are colourised versions of the monochromes. This new book has been published to mark the 75th anniversary of his death and includes an introduction by James Holland, a historian and broadcaster; notes by Dr Robert Owen, the Official Historian of the No.

Prior to this, I must admit it does sometimes get a little repetitive with numerous accounts of other raids over occupied Europe and a fair amount of technical detail, though this is understandable, given the rapid development of aeronautic and ballistic technology at this time. Having 'lent' out my original copy of this terrific book, I was delighted to have this well-produced edition once more in my collection.I have read several accounts of the air war over Europe, both from the perspective of the Royal Air Force and the U.



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