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Dambuster Flight Lieutenant John 'Hoppy' Hopgood
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John `Hoppy' Hopgood, pilot and 2nd in command in the May 1943 Dambusters raid, died a hero at just 21 years old. A veteran of forty-eight bombing sorties and an expert pilot in three Bomber Command Squadrons, this is the man who taught Guy Gibson how to fly a Lancaster.
A biography of John Hopgood, known as 'Hoppy', one of the pilots of the 19 Lancaster bombers that took part in the Dambusters raid of May 1943. Wounded, and with his plane falling apart, he saved 2 of his crew members, but died at the age of 21.

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Autor: Jenny Elmes
ISBN-13: 9780750961844
ISBN: 0750961848
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 272
Gewicht: 731 g
Format: 241x159x27 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Jenny Elmes
Jenny Elmes was educated at Durham University and is a retired teacher. She took part in the 50th anniversary tour of the Dambusters in 1993, and joined in the 70th anniversary at Scampton/Lincolnshire in May 2013. She is the author of two books and writes for local magazines and newspapers in Dorset.

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Autor: Jenny Elmes
ISBN-13:: 9780750961844
ISBN: 0750961848
Erscheinungsjahr: 06.04.2015
Verlag: The History Press Ltd
Gewicht: 731g
Seiten: 272
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 241x159x27 mm, 100 Illustrations, black and white