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  • 617 Squadron - After the Dambusters Raid

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    After the success of the Ruhr dams raid in May 1943, 617 Squadron was retained by RAF Bomber Command for specialist precision bombing operations. It experimented with new bomb sights, target marking techniques and colossal new 'earthquake'...

  • The Avro Lancaster

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    The Avro Lancaster, a four-engine heavy bomber, is the most famous and iconic bomber aircraft of the Second World War. The Lancaster was designed by Roy Chadwick and developed from the twin-engine Avro Manchester. In place of the Manchester’s...

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  • The Dam Busters (1954) Special Edition

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    The Dam Busters tells the true story of one of the most daring and brilliant raids of World War II. With the campaign for Europe in the balance, Dr. Barnes Wallis (Michael Redgrave) comes up with an ingenious design for a bouncing bomb which could be...

  • The Dam Busters [Blu-ray] (1954) Special Edition

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    The Dam Busters tells the true story of one of the most daring and brilliant raids of World War II. With the campaign for Europe in the balance, Dr. Barnes Wallis (Michael Redgrave) comes up with an ingenious design for a bouncing bomb which could be...

  • Dambusters - The True Story

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    This film provides a full, detailed account of the famous raids by the Lancasters of 617 Squadron on the Ruhr dams in 1943. It features exclusive interviews with Dambusters pilots, archive film of Lancasters testing the ‘bouncing bomb’ just before the...

  • Airfix Dambusters Gift Set 1/72

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    617 Squadron, RAF, "The Dambusters"was a single squadron formed during the Second World War to carry out a sigle special and dangerous task. That operation "Chastise" has since become a legend in the annals of military history. Using...

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