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Author Otter, Patrick.

Title 1 Group : Swift to Attack. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Pen & Sword, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Genesis; Chapter 2 -- The Leaders; Chapter 3 -- Enter the Wellington; Chapter 4 -- Expansion; Chapter 5 -- 'Right on the Chin!'; Chapter 6 -- Enter the Heavies; Chapter 7 -- Happy Valley; Chapter 8 -- Fire and Brimstone; Chapter 9 -- Bigger and Better; Chapter 10 -- Confusion to the Enemy; Chapter 11 -- The Big City; Chapter 12 -- The Perfect Pilot; Chapter 13 -- Hard Times; Chapter 14 -- Learning the Ropes; Chapter 15 -- One Man's Story; Chapter 16 -- A Long Hot Summer.
Chapter 17 -- The Highest Degree of CourageChapter 18 -- Where it Hurts Most; Chapter 19 -- 'They Were All Mad Buggers!'; Chapter 20 -- Daylight at Last; Chapter 21 -- 'Living in a Sea of Mud'; Chapter 22 -- The Veterans; Chapter 23 -- Aftermath; Chapter 24 -- The Airfields and Squadrons of 1 Group; Chapter 25 -- 1 Group Today; On Hallowed Ground; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Following the recent unveiling of the monument to Bomber Command in London's Green Park, the publication of this lovingly crafted account of the exploits of oft-overlooked 1 Group is set to be a timely one. Patrick Otter combines an appropriate level of detail regarding operations, aircraft, bases and incidents, with accounts of human endurance and squadron fraternity, which works to create a thoroughly well researched account of the wartime proceedings of 1 Group which is rooted firmly in humanity. The book is heavily illustrated throughout with both images of aircraft and pilot profiles, sup.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Group, 1 -- History.
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
Bombing, Aerial -- Germany.
Bombing, Aerial. (OCoLC)fst00835808
Military operations, Aerial -- British. (OCoLC)fst01710205
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360.
ISBN 9781783830534 : $12.99
1783830530 : $12.99
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