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The Resource The last British Dambuster : one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history, George 'Johnny' Johnson

The last British Dambuster : one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history, George 'Johnny' Johnson

Label
The last British Dambuster : one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history
Title
The last British Dambuster
Title remainder
one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history
Statement of responsibility
George 'Johnny' Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Johnny Johnson is 92 years old and one of very few men who can recall first-hand the most daring and ingenious air raid of all time. On 16th May 1943, Johnny, alongside 132 specially selected comrades, took off from Scampton airbase in Lincolnshire. For six weeks they had been trained to fulfil one mission that was near impossible: to destroy three dams deep within Germany's Ruhr Valley. It was a daring task but, against the odds, Johnny and his crew survived. For the first time, Johnny relives every moment of that fatal night - and the devastating aftermath
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1921-
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Johnson, George
Dewey number
  • 940.5'421355
  • 940.5
  • 940.542135
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Johnson, George
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Dams
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
The last British Dambuster : one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history, George 'Johnny' Johnson
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780091957742
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780091957742
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
The last British Dambuster : one man's extraordinary life and the raids that changed history, George 'Johnny' Johnson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780091957742
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780091957742
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

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