Lancaster Squadrons 1942–43 by Jon Lake

By Jon Lake

The RAF’s such a lot profitable heavy bomber of worldwide conflict 2, the Avro Lancaster shaped the spine of Bomber Command through the large-scale evening bombing crusade opposed to occupied Europe. during this, the 1st of 2 volumes at the British bomber icon of worldwide struggle 2, famous English aviation historian Jon Lake recounts the early sunlight raids, the 1st ‘thousand bomber’ raids on Germany and the epic ‘Dambusters’ challenge of 16/17 may possibly 1943 via No 617 Sqn, in addition to myriad different sorties to varied German objectives in 1942-43. This quantity includes greater than a hundred images, 30 all-new color profiles by way of major aviation artist Chris Davey and in particular commissioned scale drawings of the Lancaster B I/II by way of Mark Styling.

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