BOWLING ‘THE BEAST’ OVER

MASSIVE RESOURCES WERE EMPLOYED TO DESTROY THE ‘TIRPITZ’.AFTER THREE RAIDS DROPPING TALLBOYS, 9 SQUADRON WAS CREDITED WITH DELIVERING THE MORTAL BLOW.ANDY THOMAS EXPLAINS

Obsessive is a word that Royal Navy high commanders would use to describe Winston Churchill’s attitude to the German battleship Tirpitz. The great man required regular updates regarding its location and status; opportunities to neutralise what the Prime Minister referred to as ‘The Beast’ were never to be overlooked.

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