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May 2013 - anniversary of the Dambusters : the Dambuster Raid, or Operation Chastise, to give it its proper title, is one of the most well known events of World War II and one of the most famous air raids in history. A few varied photos that I like Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carrier, Lancaster Bomber, Supermarine Spitfire, Ww2 Planes, Military Weapons

Dambusters 70 years on: Legacy of famous raid still felt in RAF 617 Squadron now

It was an extraordinary mix of meticulous planning, brilliant science, clever strategy, skilful flying and proper old fashioned courage

Remembering Tom Sweetman - From fighter pilot to flight engineer on a Lancaster to accountant, husband & father of five grateful children

Ronin: Photo

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Miss Elsie Yates working on the nose of an Avro Lancaster bomber during World War II April 1943 Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lancaster Bomber, Ww2 Planes, War Photography, Aircraft Design, Royal Air Force, World War Two

Years Since The Lancaster Bombers First Flight Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

Browse 75 Years Since the Lancaster Bomber's First Flight latest photos. View images and find out more about 75 Years Since the Lancaster Bomber's First Flight at Getty Images.

A Lancaster bomber in flight: RAF chief Arthur Harris wanted a huge force - well over 700 bombers - to drop tonnes of explosives on Nuremberg, a historic city with huge symbolic importance to the Nazis Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Bomber Plane, Lancaster Bomber, Pilot, Engin, Ww2 Planes, Ww2 Aircraft, Royal Air Force

Still we insult their sacrifice: The RAF's worst ever night raid

One dumbstruck gunner, surveying the scene from the tail end of a Lancaster that night in March 1944, would describe his comrades’ funeral pyres stretching 60 miles.

Avro Lancaster nose turret and bomb aimer's blister, Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Air Force Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lancaster Plane, Lancaster Bomber, Bomber Plane, Gun Turret, Baby Shots, Mk 1

Avro Lancaster nose turret and bomb aimer's blister, Imperial War Museum, Duxford.

Photo ref; SNC16531 (Edited)

This aircraft, “J” (Joseph Stalin) of 101 Sqn. was photographed on 4 May 1943 at Holme-on Spalding Moor with twenty raids to its credit. It survived the war to end as an instructional airframe after the end of hostilities. Air Force Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Lancaster Bomber, Ww2 Planes, Nose Art, Royal Air Force, Aviation Art

Lancaster "Joe" 1943.

.This aircraft, “J” (Joseph Stalin) of 101 Sqn. was photographed on 4 May 1943 at Holme-on Spalding Moor with twenty raids to its credit. It survived the war to end as an instructional airframe after the end of hostilities.

The Lancaster specials of 617 squadron “Destroyers of Dams” reset training “products” of ‘Upkeep’ Barnes Wallace Air Force Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lakeside Hotel, Me 262, Lancaster Bomber, Ww2 Planes, Aircraft Design, Royal Air Force

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IWM’s collections cover all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century conflict involving Britain, the Commonwealth and other former empire countries. They were intended to record the 'toil and sacrifice' of every individual affected by war.

Avro Lancaster B Mark I of 83 Squadron RAF leads the queue of aircraft waiting to take off from Scampton, Lincolnshire, on the "Thousand-Bomber" raid to Bremen, Germany. It was the only aircraft to be lost by its squadron that night. Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Aircraft Photos, Air Force Bomber, Lancaster Bomber, Aviation Image, Aviation Art, Ww2 Planes, Royal Air Force

British History

On the night of 25/26 June 1942, the RAF launched its third 1,000 bomber raid of WWII. The raid targeted the German port city of Bremen, a major center for German aircraft manufacturing. It was moderately successful, but cloudy skies limited the ability of the RAF pilots to successfully hit their targets.

" The Waving Bomb Aimer " Lancaster Bomber Takeoff With Spitfire Lead. Rolls Royce Merlin, Lancaster Bomber, Air Show, Airplanes, Ww2, Spider, Transportation, Aviation, Aircraft

" The Waving Bomb Aimer " Awesome Sounding WW2 Lancaster Bomber Takeoff With Spitfire Lead. 🇬🇧

Blimey! What a moment this was. Four mighty Rolls Royce Merlin engines roaring full tilt over our heads. Nothing finer ;) Don't forget to watch out for the g...

Goner from Dambusters Lancaster J-Johnny black and white version Lancaster Bomber, Hampton Court, Lest We Forget, Canvas Prints, Art Prints, Aviation Art, Military Aircraft, World War Ii, Airplane

FLIGHT ARTWORKS | Goner from Dambusters Lancaster J-Johnny black and white version art prints and canvas prints

The Type 464 (Provisioning) Lancaster bomber of 617 Squadron ED906/G AJ-J for Johnny, whose Barnes Wallis-designed Upkeep 'bouncing bomb' finally smashed the Mohne Dam on 17 May 1943. "Goner" was the code signal for weapon dropped. Pilot David Maltby, Flight engineer William Hatton, Navigator Vivian Nicholson, Wireless operator Antony Stone, Bomb aimer John Fort, Rear gunner Harold Simmonds and Front gunner Victor Hill, seen sending a 100% tracer stream at the dam defences. The crew returned…