The Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam: The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy' Young

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On 25 September 1939 Melvin Young reported to No.1 Initial Training Unit. He was selected as a bomber pilot and promoted to Flying Officer. Having undertaken a Lancaster conversion course Melvin and his new crew were posted to 57 Squadron at Scampton - soon to become 617 Squadron. On 15 May the Order for Operation Chastise was issued - the raid to be flown the next night, 16/17 May. The plan for the operation was that three waves of aircraft would be employed. The first wave of nine aircraft, led by Gibson, would first ...

The Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam: The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy' Young 2013, Pen & Sword Aviation, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781783030156

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The Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam: The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy' Young 2008, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844156672

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