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Excellent and exhaustive,
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This review is from: Dambusters - Operation Chastise 1943 (Raid) (Kindle Edition)
No detail is too trivial for the enthusiast. The facts of the inspiration and technical excellence involved at all levels of this raid speak for themselves. The ultimate sacrifice made by almost half of the crews however was a shocking price to pay for the small dent it made in the German war machine. The success of the mission enabled Wallis's ideas to be taken seriously and the subsequent involvement of 617 Squadron in delivering his Tallboys and Grand Slams was even more vital strategically but in, terms of morale boosting, Operation Chastise is unsurpassed.
Should be compulsory reading for people who denigrate the achievements of Bomber Command.