The Dambusters Raid 16/17 May, 1943

THE SORPE DAM – A Supreme Effort

The Sorpe was an earth-work embankment construction type of dam and Wallis's weapon was not designed for this type of structure. In fact, the squadron priorities were the Mohne and…

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The Damage

Operationally the raid was a resounding success and constitutes one of the great epics in the history of the Royal Air Force and aerial warfare. Two of the three dams…

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