The Dambusters Raid: Countdown
May 17th 1943
The Mohne dam after the attack. In the valley below: Several power plants destroyed or shut down, 12 factories destroyed and 92 damaged, 25 bridges destroyed and 8 damaged.
Thousands of workers will be withdrawn from creating Germany’s Atlantic defences to carry out rebuilding.
Operation Chastise a huge boost to Britain’s morale and political reputation.
The RAF talk to Les Munro, the last surviving Dambusters pilot
617 Squadron crew list and code words for Operation Chastise