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The Dambuster’s Ghost Dog

The Dambuster’s Ghost Dog We cannot have a site full of WWII stories, where thousands lost their lives, without including a few ghost stories to the collection. I will start with the tale of the famous mascot to the Dambusters … Continue reading

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Avro 683 Lancaster Bomber

Avro 683 Lancaster Bomber Avro 683 Lancaster Bomber Factfile: Manufacturer: Avro Type: Heavy Bomber

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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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