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192 perfect crisp white pp, 1.3kgs packed for post to you. Gift inscription in pencil inside cover, negligible pink mark at dj top edge, Traces the conception, design, construction, testing and operational history of the Lancaster bomber, showing how it was amended and revised to take on new armaments and meet new strategic demands. This study uses veteran's accounts and manufacturer's archives to provide a full operational history. As an indicator - A Lancaster could carry 7 tons of bombs. A typical Lancaster payload might be one 4000 lb HC (High Capacity) ‘Cookie’ Blast Bomb along with six 1000 lb GP bombs as well as two 500 lb GP bombs - thank god they were on our side!