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  1. Bouncing bomb — 2016-09-26 13:45:18
    …ber 1979). He invented the "bouncing bombs" used by 617 Squadron ("**The Dam Busters**") to breach the Möhne and Eder dams in Germany in 1943. During WWII an audacious plan was concieved by Barnes Wallis to destroy German dams that were key …
    …lass="left" title="Lancaster dropping bouncing bomb" width="500" }} == Operation Chastise == The attack on the German dams was carried out on 16–17 May 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron. The Möhne and Edersee Dams were breached, ca…
    …ters heading out in darkness at night, flying at tree-top height over enemy territory, aiming a bouncing bomb at German dams.…

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