Mohne Dam - 617 Squadron Dambusters

Mohne Dam - 617 Squadron Dambusters


Möhnesee, Germany (DE)
On the night of 16th/17th May 1943, 19 specially modified Lancaster bombers of 617 squadron took off from R.A.F Scampton UK to carry out Operation Chastise, the attack of the dams in Germany's Ruhr valley.

The Mohne being the most famous of these dams, was feature in the 1955 film 'The Dam Busters'.
On the night of 16th/17th May 1943, 19 specially modified Lancaster bombers of 617 squadron took off from R.A.F Scampton UK to carry out Operation Chastise, the attack of the dams in Germany's Ruhr valley.

The Mohne being the most famous of these dams, was feature in the 1955 film 'The Dam Busters'.
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Links: www.thedambusters.org.uk
By: joepublic

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