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> Gardening by Moonlight, Danube mining by 205 Group RAF in 1944
Peyter Kassak
Posted: February 03, 2017 08:29 am
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Hi all
I am pelased to present you our latest boook Gardening by Moonlight - 205 Group RAF mining operations over the River Danube in 1944.

Book os the product of research in British, Australian,South African, German, Hungarian and Slovak archives, ‘Gardening by Moonlight’ is about one of the least known and most effective of the Royal Air Force's bombing campaigns of the Second World War. Operating from a group of bases around Foggia, in Central Italy, the RAF's 205 Group mined the River Danube intensively between April and October 1944, radically curtailing the movement of Axis river shipping and at times halting it altogether.
The Wellington and Liberator crews had to sow their mines (hence the slang term 'gardening') at low level on moonlit nights, running the gauntlet of night fighters, flak and balloon barrages. Their courage, skill and sacrifice are celebrated in what is an important account of a virtually unknown aspect of the war in the air.
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Daniel Focsa
Posted: February 03, 2017 08:09 pm
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Congratulations for this book !
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Posted: February 04, 2017 08:41 pm
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I have already ordered the book.
I am looking forward to reading it.

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