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Merlins Thunder by Gerald Coulson.


Merlins Thunder by Gerald Coulson.

The Avro Lancaster bomber of Bomber Command flies low over occupied Europe at speed thanks to the Merlin engines.
Item Code : GC0642Merlins Thunder by Gerald Coulson. - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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Titles in this pack :
Merlins Thunder by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)
Lancaster Dawn by Anthony Saunders.  (View This Item)
Operation Chastise - The Night They Broke the Dams by Ivan Berryman.  (View This Item)
Off Duty Lancaster at Rest by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)
Distant Dispersal by Graeme Lothian.  (View This Item)
Chadwicks Masterpiece by Ivan Berryman.  (View This Item)
Titanic by Robert Barbour.  (View This Item)
The Queen Elizabeth by Robert Barbour.  (View This Item)
The Lusitania by Robert Barbour.  (View This Item)
The Queen Elizabeth 2 Leaving New York by Robert Barbour.  (View This Item)
Cranston Fine Arts Military Art Catalogue (Volume 7)  (View This Item)
Cranston Fine Arts Military Art Catalogue (Volume 8)  (View This Item)
Cranston Fine Arts David Pentland Catalogue (Volume 9)  (View This Item)

Four Avro Lancaster Prints.

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Outbound Lancaster by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)
Merlins Thunder by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)
Lancaster Lift-Off by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)
Off Duty Lancaster at Rest by Gerald Coulson.  (View This Item)

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The Aircraft :
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LancasterThe Avro Lancaster arose from the avro Manchester and the first prototype Lancaster was a converted Manchester with four engines. The Lancaster was first flown in January 1941, and started operations in March 1942. By March 1945 The Royal Air Force had 56 squadrons of Lancasters with the first squadron equipped being No.44 Squadron. During World War Two the Avro Lancaster flew 156,000 sorties and dropped 618,378 tonnes of bombs between 1942 and 1945. Lancaster Bomberss took part in the devastating round-the-clock raids on Hamburg during Air Marshall Harris' "Operation Gomorrah" in July 1943. Just 35 Lancasters completed more than 100 successful operations each, and 3,249 were lost in action. The most successful survivor completed 139 operations, and the Lancaster was scrapped after the war in 1947. A few Lancasters were converted into tankers and the two tanker aircraft were joined by another converted Lancaster and were used in the Berlin Airlift, achieving 757 tanker sorties. A famous Lancaster bombing raid was the 1943 mission, codenamed Operation Chastise, to destroy the dams of the Ruhr Valley. The operation was carried out by 617 Squadron in modified Mk IIIs carrying special drum shaped bouncing bombs designed by Barnes Wallis. Also famous was a series of Lancaster attacks using Tallboy bombs against the German battleship Tirpitz, which first disabled and later sank the ship. The Lancaster bomber was the basis of the new Avro Lincoln bomber, initially known as the Lancaster IV and Lancaster V. (Becoming Lincoln B1 and B2 respectively.) Their Lancastrian airliner was also based on the Lancaster but was not very successful. Other developments were the Avro York and the successful Shackleton which continued in airborne early warning service up to 1992.

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