A Lancaster Bomber from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, flys over the Derwent Dam, 65 years to the day after the famous Dambuster raid known as Operation Chastise. Derwent Dam was used as a training location prior to the mission.
OLD GLORY by Ironbird photography on 500px. At the time of the shoot the only flying Lancaster Bomber in the world.Absolutly priceless and maintaind by the british airforce for public display;it is truly stunning!
May 16-17, 2013 -- On the night of May 16-17, 1943, 19 Lancaster bombers of the RAFÕs specially formed 617 Squadron carried out an attack on the Mhne, Eder and Sorpe dams in GermanyÕs industrial heartland, using the famous Òbouncing bombÓ designed by Barnes Wallis Graphic shows how the RAFÕs specially developed "bouncing bomb" was used to attack three German dams during World War II.
Solved after 70 years: The mystery of the missing Lancaster bomber crew
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Night Bombers' (1944, 1981) - Rare colour footage of a WW2 operational RAF station, the planning, preparation, Berlin bombing raid, debrief etc. Filmed by the station commander as a training aid and after the war compiled and narrated into a documentary. [59:18]