Unique Haynes Manual treatment of the technology behind the dam busters. Covers the Avro Lancaster BI (Special) and BIII (Type 464 Provisioning). Covers the bouncing bomb, Tallboy and Grand Slam bombs, and all supporting technology and equipment. Includes design plans, cutaway drawings of the bombs, aircraft and equipment. Features previously unpublished computer-generated drawings.
Dr Iain Murray is a lecturer at the University of Dundee. He is the author of Bouncing Bomb Man (Haynes 2009) and was a consultant for the ITV drama series Foyle's War, which featured an episode about the bouncing bomb. He lives in Dundee.
'the human story shines through to give a feeling for the desperate times that required such ingenuity and sacrifice.' Engineering Designer
'comprehensive selection of rare archive photographs, technical drawings and specially commissioned artwork' FlyPast
'Haynes have excelled themselves...packed with information and illustration to stimulate even the most jaded palette' Pilot
'absolutely fascinating' Best of British
'blow-by-blow account of how the modified Lancaster bombers were used in the attack.' Daily Mail