Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

December 4, 2020
Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

A definitive new edition of a classic memoir, publishedin association with the RAF Museum, complete with more than 100photographs and notes from leading historians.Guy Gibson was the leader of the famous Dambusters raid andEnemy Coast Ahead is a vivid, honest account, widely regarded asone of the best books on World War II. It is also an insider'saccount that sets down in clear, honest detail the challenges thatthe RAF faced in the war against Germany’s Luftwaffe.Tragically, Gibson died in September 1944, when his Mosquitocrashed near Steenbergen in the Netherlands. He was aged just 26.This new book has been published to mark the 75th anniversary ofhis death and includes an introduction by James Holland, ahistorian and broadcaster; notes by Dr Robert Owen, the OfficialHistorian of the No. 617 Squadron Association and many images thathave never been published before.