Robert Owen is an aviation historian and the Official Historian of the No. 617 Squadron Association. A Trustee of both this Association and the Barnes Wallis Memorial Trust, he has contributed to numerous publications and television documentaries. He is currently a postgraduate research student with the University of Huddersfield Arms and Armour Research Group. Steve Darlow is a Bomber Command historian and established military aviation author, with fourteen books to date. In 2009 Steve founded Fighting High Publishing - which seeks to publish books focusing on human endeavour in military situations. Sean Feast works in PR and advertising and is an acclaimed Bomber Command historian and author. Sean has written eight books to date focusing on the Second World War air battle. Arthur Thorning studied Engineering Science at Oxford University followed by a career in industry and the UK Civil Aviation Authority. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was a pilot for 40 years and is a Past Master of teh Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators. He is the author of 'The Dam Buster Who Cracked the Dam - the Story of Melvin 'Dinghy' Young'.
Aeroplane Monthly Book of the Month (October 2013) - rated excellent: '... a fitting tribute... an enlightening read.' Britain at War Magazine Book of the Month (August 2013): '... different approach to the Dambusters story.' York Press (August 2013): 'This beautifully produced book rightly fills a gap in the story of the Dam Busters.' Aircrew Book Review (December 2013) '... this collective work by four experienced Bomber Command authors is most welcome. Indeed, it borders on the magnificent.'