A Lancaster Bomber has graced the skies of Derbyshire today, to mark the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters.
Derwent Reservoir in the Peak District was used as a stretch of water to test the bouncing bomb – an ingenious method of destroying dams, designed by Sir Barnes Wallis from Ripley in Derbyshire.
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