Ep 326: The Dams Raid – part 2

Ep 326: The Dams Raid – part 2

With Guy Gibson struggling through combat fatigue, the raid on the great Ruhr dams is launched. James Holland and Al Murray discuss the events of that May night in 1943 and ask the ultimate question: was it worth the cost? Recorded on site at RAF Scampton, home of the famous 617 Squadron.

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