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Dambusters

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid

On the night of 16-17 May 1943, the RAF's 617 Squadron carried out an audacious bombing raid attacking dams serving the Ruhr valley, leaving German factories and mines badly damaged. Learn more about the Dambusters and read our series of specially commissioned blogs featuring interviews with Dambusters bomb-aimer, Johnny Johnson and the late Dambusters hero Les Munro.

 

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    Barnes Wallis – A portrait by his grandson

    In an exclusive interview with Jonathan Stopes Roe, the grandson of bouncing bomb inventor Barnes Wallis, he gives a personal account of Wallis as a grandfather.

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