A Most Secret Squadron: The First Full Story of 618 Squadron by Des Curtis

By Des Curtis

Des Curtis was once one of many founder contributors of 618 Squadron. shaped inside of days of the illustrious 617, 618 s fundamental aim was once to mount a sunlight low-level assault by way of Mosquitos at the German battleship Tirpitz inside hours of the assault at the Ruhr dams. The operation, code named Operation Servant, used to be given best protection type, to the purpose the place the topic was once excluded from the mins of the conferences of the Chiefs of employees of the air and naval forces.

The writer unearths the dilemmas and conflicting priorities current to the top degrees, starting up intimately the technicalities of constructing the bouncing bomb . He additionally writes first hand concerning the tactical difficulties of having to and from the objective; and the tensions and lines continued through the Mosquito crews themselves, as they took the warfare to the German U-Boats in the sight and defense in their bases.

A well compiled and provided identify that places the Mosquito right into a new point of view and the way its crews rose to the missions even if the undertaking appeared elusive. Cybermodeler.com, 04/2010

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