The Dambuster Raid of 1943 was one of the most daring air operations of the Second World War. Nineteen Lancaster bombers had to navigate their way for almost seven hours at night at an altitude of only 100 feet. Their targets were the huge hydroelectric dams of Germany's Ruhr Valley. Nearly half of the airmen did not make it back to England.
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354Battlezone: The Gulf WarPrecision airstrikes have become the big stick of international relations. When diplomacy fails and military action is chosen, the missile armed strike aircraft is at the center of combat. Many nations deploy advanced jet aircrafts and high-tech missiles, but only one has the broad range of technologies and forces to deploy such weapons on a global scale, the United States.Battlezone WWII: The Nazis StrikeA German Corporal and a Polish Artilleryman remember the Nazi's Blitzkrieg strike on Poland in 1939.