9780811706445

Ship-Busters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811706445

  • ISBN10:

    0811706443

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-31
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Summary

Written by a participant, this is an epic story of low-level strikes on Axis navies during World War II, which was one of the most dangerous forms of air attack used during the war.

Author Biography

Ralph Barker served with the Royal Air Force in world War II and wrote for the London Sunday Express for more than thirty years. His other books include Down in the Drink and The RAF at War.

Table of Contents

Preamble: The Beaufortsp. 3
Prologuep. 9
The Curtain Raiserp. 13
The Roverp. 33
The Million-to-one Chancep. 57
Training and Psychologyp. 68
The Unique Opportunityp. 78
The Beaufort Attacks on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenaup. 107
The Attack on the Prinz Eugenp. 142
Torpedoes in the Medp. 165
The June Malta Convoyp. 176
Taranto to Benghazip. 193
Before the August Convoyp. 203
Ten Days to Alam el Halfap. 210
Rommel's Last Tankerp. 233
The Strike Wings in the U.K.p. 249
Epiloguep. 266
Indexp. 268
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