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Engineers of victory: the problem solvers who turned the tide in the Second World War
xxvi, 436 pages: illustrations, maps; 25 cm.
“Engineers of Victory” is a new account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War, the focus being on the problem-solvers: Major-General Perry Hobart, who invented the “funny tanks” which flattened the curve on the D-Day beaches; Flight Lieutenant Ronnie Harker “the man who put the Merlin in the Mustang”; and Captain “Johnny” Walker, the convoy captain who worked out how to sink U-boats with a “creeping barrage.”
CollectionJeeps, Planes, Tanks, and Trucks
Call No. D743.K425 2013
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