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Dambuster Flight Lieutenant John 'Hoppy' Hopgood
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ISBN-13:
9780750961844
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
06.04.2015
Seiten:
272
Autor:
Jenny Elmes
Gewicht:
731 g
Format:
241x159x27 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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.