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Told for the first time, the real story behind the top-secret World War Two operations Crossbow and Bodyline. How the photographic interpreters at Medmenham discovered the network of V-1 and V-2 sites throughout Nazi-occupied Europe.

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Allan Williams is the curator of the National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP), which holds over 10 million aerial photographs from Medmenham that record many key moments of Second World War history. A leading authority on the history of aerial photography, Allan undertook much of the research for the landmark BBC documentary Operation Crossbow, in conjunction with the Medmenham Collection, which protects and encourages work on the Medmenham legacy. He lives in Edinburgh.


A fascinating and scholarly account of a secret slideshow of the war. * Daily Express *
Gripping * The Good Book guide *
Extensive and detailed * Army Rumour Service *

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