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Operation Chastise : the RAF's most brilliant attack of World War II / Max Hastings.

Hastings, Max, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062953636
  • ISBN: 006295363X
  • Physical Description: xxxv, 364 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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General Note:
"Originally published as Chastise in Great Britain in 2019 by William Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers"--title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-350) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of the infamous British military operation, the Dambusters raid. This aerial bombing attack, called Operation Chastise, was responsible for the overnight destruction of the Möhne and Eder dams in northwest Germany by Britain's Royal air Force 617 Squadron, an epic wartime maneveuver that has become military legend.
Subject: Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Squadron, 617 > History.
Operation Chastise, 1943.
Dams > Germany > Ruhr (Region) > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Destruction and pillage > Germany > Ruhr (Region)
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, British.
Ruhr (Germany : Region) > History.
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