THE DAMBUSTERS MARCH 1943 TO MAY 1944 The Rise of RAF Precision Bombing – 617 Squadron In WWII


A workman like overview of 617 Squadron up to the invasion of Europe, 1943 – Formed at RAF Scampton, specifically for the attack on dams in the Ruhr Valley using the Barnes Wallis-designed Upkeep ‘bouncing bomb’. In 1944 it was flying from RAF Woodhall Spa, 617 Squadron began dropping the 12,000lb Tallboy and, later, 22,000lb Grand Slam bombs. COVERS MISSIONS FROM MARCH 1943 TO MAY 1944.

Cover price was a whisker under £50 – Now £24.99 – So quite a saving for those who are quick to order!

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