Detailing the Lancaster's history from 1942-45, this study brings everything together to tell a concise history of the world's most famous aircraft of all time and undoubtedly the finest bomber of the Second World War. A superlative and unique colour section of over fifty contemporary photographs of the Lancaster is featured, while the text is complemented by over 150 rare and seldom seen black and white images. Well researched and expertly written, this account is a must read to those interested in the Lancaster and aviation history in general. The book also includes many unique and incredible eyewitness accounts of the raids by Lancaster crews, making Lancaster: Reaping the Whirlwind both a gripping and fascinating read.
MARTIN BOWMAN is the author of 132 books, his experience built up from many years of painstaking and fact-finding research, interviews and correspondence with contributors in America, Europe and throughout the world. Bowman has also flown in relief missions in Somalia and Bosnia as well as flying in the Lancaster.