Tag Archives: DFM) Outcome of this attack: The mine failed to breach the dam exploding short of it. Returned 17th 04:15 *** (AJ-M ‘Mother’) Crew of the second bomber to attack Möhne Dam: Pilot: Flt Lt – John Vere

The Dambuster Raid

The Dambuster Raid – Operation Chastise (16th – 17th May 1943) On the night of 16th May 1943 (almost 70 years to the day of this publication), Royal Air Force elite squadron 617 led by, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (VC) began Operation … Continue reading

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