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70th anniversary of 617 Squadron - the 'Dambusters'

  • In May 1943 the specially formed 617 Squadron executed arguably the most daring and innovative precision air-raid in World War Two by attacking three defended dams in Nazi Germany.
  • The mission was immortalised in the 1954 film 'Dambusters' starring Richard Todd.

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