Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Dambusters” as Want to Read:
The Dambusters' mission is of enduring fascination and appeal. The breaching of the dams in Germany’s industrial heartland was to have a pivotal effect—a triumph for Allied thinking and courage, it convinced Roosevelt to commit to the invasion of Italy and the countdown to the D-Day landings. Sixty years on, The Dambusters is the definitive telling of one of World War Two' ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 1st 2013 by Little, Brown Book Group
(first published April 1st 2003)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Apr 18, 2016 ^ rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Compared to the storyline of the highly successful commercial film released in 1955, this explicit book describes a layered and richly detailed story of Operation Chastise. It is an exhilarating book crammed with an exceptional level of technical detail that engineers and scientists will love. Mr Sweetman references collections of papers and other documents used, and usefully passes observation on other sources not thought helpful to researchers. Justifying caution he emphatically warns of the d ...more