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Ship-Busters British Torpedo-Bombers in World War II

by Ralph Barker

Part of the Stackpole Military History Series Series

Ship-Busters British Torpedo-Bombers in World War II Synopsis

Low-level strikes by British torpedo-bombers against enemy naval vessels ranked among the most dangerous aerial tactics developed during World War II. But the risks frequently paid off, whether in the attack by a single bomber on the German battleship Lutzow, the torpedoing of the Gneisenau, or the crippling blows against Rommel's supply lines to Africa. Colorful in its depiction of aircrew life and stirring in its descriptions of torpedo-bombers in combat, Ship-Busters is a classic account of World War II in the air.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780811706445
Publication date: 26th February 2010
Author: Ralph Barker
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Maritime history, Second World War, Warfare & defence,

About Ralph Barker

Ralph Barker served with the Royal Air Force in World War II and wrote for the London Sunday Express for more than thirty years. His other books include Down in the Drink and The RAF at War.

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