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Daughter of bouncing bomb scientist lauds airmen's bravery and tells of father's sadness at deaths. The daughter of Barnes Wallis, the scientist behind the "bouncing bomb" used to such devastating effect on the Dambusters raid, has spoken of the "
Tucked away in the Watford countryside the humble replica dam is a piece of history Higher cause: the small-scale recreation was built in the same way as the target Mohne and Eder dams, using the same masonry techniques Tourist attraction: Secret
The Bomber Command Museum in Nanton, Alta., will be holding a special 70th anniversary commemoration on Saturday for a top secret bombing raid in the Second World War and honour an Albertan who is a surviving member of the crew. It was called the
The movie with Richard Todd and Michael Redgrave, with all its stiff-upper-lippery and stirring music, was another regular during Sunday afternoons. Here, a British academic and a gang of Canadian pilots attempt to re-create the extraordinary bomb,
The physics of bouncing something on water is relatively simple, says Dr Hugh Hunt, breezily. But actually doing it, at scale, under a plane, building a dam and blowing it up, is much more of an engineering exercise than a science exercise. There are
Windfall Films/PA A two-hour documentary about the bouncing bomb? A little second world war background, a potted biography of the inventor, Barnes Wallis, graphics explaining the engineering, lots of footage from The Dam Busters and some CGI
The daring Dambusters raid was one of the most audacious in World War II...The daring 'Dambusters' night-time raid when the RAF bombed three heavily defended dams deep in Nazi Germany is the stuff of legend. The attack in the country's industrial
Medals belonging to test pilot who paved the way for heroic Dambuster raid is up for auction Squadron Leader Maurice 'Shorty' Longbottom with his wife Linda. He was one of the most important members of the Dambusters team who made the first "live
Mr. Todd, who died in his sleep, had been ill with cancer for some time, his spokeswoman told Agence France-Presse. Dark-haired and Irish-born, Mr. Todd simultaneously embodied the dashing romantic hero and the straight-backed British military man.