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633 Squadron: Operation Crucible (633 Squadron) It Is Autumn 1943 And There Is Acrimony Between The Air Staffs Of Britain And America From Washington That The RAF Is Not Giving The B17s Adequate Support Chosen For A Dangerous Mission That Will Set American Minds At Rest Observers Has Become Famous, 633 Squadron Operation Crucible Is The Third In The Bestselling 633 Squadron Series.

10 thoughts on “633 Squadron: Operation Crucible (633 Squadron)

  1. says:

    It s late in the war and the Nazis have begun using ME262s against the B 17s, which are helpless against these new jets Even the P 51 escorts could do little against these fast enemy fighters Usually little could be done until the 262s ran out of ammunition Early models of the jets had been prone to engine failure Another difficulty was that the armament was similar to that of the older fighters and was only effective within range of the B 17 machine guns The newer models of jets carried rockets and since 24 of the rockets, could be fired at once and from outside the range of the B 17 gunners, the effect was like being shot at with a shotgun Two German nationals who had spied for the British are sent to discover the location of the factory where the 262s are being built They learn that the factory is cleverly camouflaged between a couple of hills The jets are assembled using parts that are brought in by train at night, and the planes are flown out as they are completed, along what appears on reconnaissance photos to be just a road rather than a runway The...

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    This is the classic story of a RAF squadron in WWII.There are three stories in the volume.In 633 Squadron , their target is a Norwegian power plant where the Nazi s are experimenting with powerful new weapons Situated at the end of a narrow fjord, under an overhang, only the elite squadron can knock it out Framed by an excellent love story and with an ending to make you smile, this is an excellent read.In Opertion Rhine Maiden , it is a munitionns factory that needs taking out before it can start production of a rocket that would decimate the American daytime bombers But the factory is underground, in a dense forest and they need someone on the inside to guide that fighters in Only a woman can do that, and with two members of the the squadron in love with her, tensions are high.In Operation Crucible the RAF are under attack from their American allies Some factions feel they aren t giving enough protection to the American bombers and casualties are rising In an attempt to mend fences, a daring raid on a POW transport train is planned to free the US prisoners Only things don t quite go right and relations between the two airforces are stretched to breaking point Can the elite squadron pull off an...

  3. says:

    A great Boy s Own read from WWII

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