By Jon Lake
Osprey's examine of the RAF's such a lot winning heavy bomber of worldwide conflict II (1939-1945). The Avro Lancaster shaped the spine of Bomber Command through the large-scale evening bombing crusade opposed to occupied Europe. during this, the 1st of 2 volumes at the British bomber icon of global struggle 2, famous English aviation historian Jon Lake recounts the early sunlight raids, the 1st 'thousand bomber' raids on Germany and the epic 'Dambusters' venture of 16/17 may perhaps 1943 via No 617 Sqn, in addition to myriad different sorties to various German goals in 1942-43. This quantity includes greater than a hundred photos, 30 all-new color profiles by way of major aviation artist Chris Davey and in particular commissioned scale drawings of the Lancaster B I/II by means of Mark Styling.
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