A Most Secret Squadron: The First Full Story of 618 Squadron and Its Special Detachment Anti-U-Boat Mosquitos

A Most Secret Squadron: The First Full Story of 618 Squadron and Its Special Detachment Anti-U-Boat Mosquitos

Des Curtis


Des Curtis was once one of many founder individuals of 618 Squadron. shaped inside of days of the illustrious 617, 618 s basic aim used to be to mount a sunlight low-level assault by way of Mosquitos at the German battleship Tirpitz inside of hours of the assault at the Ruhr dams. The operation, code named Operation Servant, used to be given best safety class, 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 in regards to the tactical difficulties of having to and from the objective; and the tensions and lines persevered by way of the Mosquito crews themselves, as they took the struggle to the German U-Boats in the sight and defense in their bases.

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A properly compiled and provided name that places the Mosquito right into a new viewpoint and the way its crews rose to the missions even if the challenge appeared elusive. Cybermodeler.com, 04/2010

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