The Pendulum and the Scythe A History of No.4 Group Bomber Command


A fine Group history, No 4 took part in the first land bombing mission of WW2,and many memorable raids including in 1941 the attacks on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau,and the 1000 bomber raid on Cologne in 1942. Also prior to the invasion of Normandy in June 1944 the intense attacks on French marshalling yards and gun emplacements on the French coast, as well as troop concentrations and V-weapon sites, bombing by day and night targets at Hanover, Magdeburg, Stuttgart, Cologne, Munster and Osnabrück plus the Sterkrade, Wanne-Eickel, and Bottrop. This book is must for anyone interested in the missions of Bomber Command and especially 4 Group.

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