Mary Stopes Roe, the daughter of Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb, spoke to the RAF Benevolent Fund in an exclusive interview about how she came to hear about the raid for the very first time.
Johnny Johnson, a bomb aimer on the Dambusters raid of 16 and 17 May 1943, tells us about the one complete bouncing bomb that got into the hands of the Germans.
Carers who are part of the RAF Family now have a dedicated support package – thanks to the RAF Benevolent Fund.
In an exclusive interview with Dambusters veteran Johnny Johnson, he tells us the story of an accidentally deployed parachute and a misplaced compass card which caused Flight Commander Joe McCarthy to almost lose his nerve over.
Flight Lieutenant William Astell was the pilot of Lancaster AJ-B for Baker that was heading for the Möhne Dam on the night of May 16, 1943, when the plane hit an electrical pylon and crashed, killing all on board.
Thirteen years ago, former SAC Greg Vickers suffered life-changing injuries after being found unconscious in the road. But now, he is taking on an incredible challenge to give back to the charity which has supported him throughout his recovery.
Johnny Johnson, the last remaining bomb aimer from the Dambuster raid gives his thoughts on the man behind the invention of the bouncing bomb, Barnes Wallis.
Mary, daughter, Barnes Wallis, explains why she thinks Roy Chadwick is the unsung hero of the Dambusters operation.
There was a period of just two months between approval being given in March 1943 and the actual Dambusters raid on May 16/17, 1943.
A major fundraising appeal has been launched by the Royal Air Force and its four main charities as part of the Royal Air Force's centenary.