Breaking the Dams: The Story of Dambuster David Maltby and His Crew

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This is the story of the author s uncle, David Maltby and the crew with whom he flew on the famous Dam Raid in 1943. Just five months later, on their return from an aborted mission to bomb the Dortmund Ems Canal, they all died when their aircraft went down in the North Sea. Only David s body was recovered, washed ashore a day later, and identified by his 18 year old sister the author s mother. David was the pilot of the fifth Lancaster, J-Johnny to drop a bomb on the Mohne Dam and cause the final breach in the dam. He was ...

Breaking the Dams: The Story of Dambuster David Maltby and His Crew 2008, Pen & Sword Aviation

ISBN-13: 9781844156863

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