Magazine clipping, Dambusters raid

Production date
May 1943
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Magazine clipping showing photographs of the Möhne dam in Germany taken from a Royal Air Force reconnaissance aircraft before and after the bombing raid during World War Two.
On the night of 16-17 May 1943, Royal Air Force No 617 Squadron (later called the Dambusters) carried out a bombing raid to destroy three dams in the Ruhr valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The mission was codenamed Operation Chastise.
Production date
May 1943
Media/Materials description
Newspaper cutting
Height x Width: 231 x 147mm
N.G.H.S. -- Library, Stamp
Subject date
May 1943
Credit line
gifted by Jeff Chambers
Other number(s)
2018/9/33/19, 98233
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