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Britain in WW2

Who were the Dambusters?

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August 01, 2008 11:22AM

617 Squadron RAF, commanded by Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC DFC DSO (and Bar). There were 19 aircraft, flown by a mixture of aircrew from around the Commonwealth. Of the 19 aircraft, 8 were lost, along with 57 aircrew. The Squadron still exists in the RAF today, currently flying Tornado GR4.