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.
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