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Good news for Dambuster memorial appeal

A piece of good news to cheer us all at this festive season. This blog’s good friend Volker Schürmann has recently informed us that the appeal for …

Unveiling Dambuster AJ Easy ED 927 memorial stone

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Sorpetalsperre

WebCam<p>Die WebCam zeigt den Staudamm der Sorpetalsperre. Mit Hilfe der im Bild angegebenen aktuellen Stauhöhe kann der Abstand zur Vollstauhöhe von …

Geheimnis Möhnetalsperre

Tausende von Arbeitern wurden benötigt, italienische Fachkräfte angeworben, 270.000 Kubikmeter Fels für die Staumauer herangeschafft. Nach vier …

The Dambusters

Black Dyke Band with Avro Lancaster Just Jane - The Dambusters March

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The Dambusters' raid on Ruhr valley

The Dambusters' raid was one of the most daring attacks of the war [REX/EXPRESS]<p>Designed to breach a trio of dams in Germany’s Ruhr valley, the …

Two to tango

There was a report on BBC East news last night on the first flight together by both Lancasters. They took off from Coningsby on two occasions and …

GERMAN PRESS the 2nd Rheinische Post 17th may 2014 And also remember for the appeal: http://dambustersblog.com/2014/04/18/appeal-launched-for-aj-e-dambuster-memorial/

First to take off

Shortly before half past nine in the evening, on this day 71 years ago, Lancaster ED927, call sign AJ-E and piloted by the Australian Flt Lt Norman …

We remember this following night the 617 Sqn. LANCASTER ED927 AJ-E crashed 16th May, 1943  - 23.50 pm Haldern/Germany Pilot: Flight Lieutenant Robert Norman George BARLOW (DFC)   Navigator: Flying Officer Philip Sydney BURGESS Flight engineer: Pilot Officer Samuel Leslie WHILLIS Bomb aimer: Pilot Officer Alan GILLESPIE (DFM) Wireless operator: Flying Officer Charles Rowland WILLIAMS (DFC)   Front gunner: Flying Officer Harvey Sterling GLINZ Rear gunner: Sergeant Jack Robert George LIDDELL LEST WE FORGET  

Gedenktafel soll aufgestellt werden

Herken.. Für viele ist es unvorstellbar, dass der Flugzeugabsturz in der Vollmondnacht vom 16. auf den 17. Mai 1943 in Herken auch nach 71 Jahren …

High tension power lines at the crashsite of AJ Easy ED927

Volker S. on Twitter: "http://t.co/NoWZ2JCfyR has completed the AJ Easy ED927 crew series. Thanks to Charles Foster for his work. http://t.co/70tQqyx3oU"

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Dambuster of the Day No. 70: Jack Liddell

<b>Sgt J R G Liddell</b> <i><br>Rear gunner</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Jack Robert George Liddell was the …

RT @dalehhart: #Sorpe Dam in Germany. #DamBusters 17/05/43 #Lestweforget http://t.co/M8UbrXaiqB

Dambuster of the Day No. 69: Harvey Glinz

<i>[Pic: Peter Humphries]</i><p><b>Flg Off H S Glinz</b> <i><br>Front gunner</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Harvey …

Appeal launched for AJ-E Dambuster memorial

<i>The crew of AJ-E. Left to right: Norman Barlow, Leslie Whillis, Philip Burgess, Charles Williams, Alan Gillespie, Harvey Glinz, Jack Liddell.</i><p>Eight …

Crashsite Dambuster AJ Easy ED927

The stone for the planned Lancaster AJ Easy ED927 Memorial at the crashsite in Haldern/Germany. http://t.co/InZln7D5WH

Dambuster of the Day No. 68: Alan Gillespie

<i>[Pic: Peter Humphries]</i><p><b>Plt Off A Gillespie DFM</b> <i><br>Bomb aimer</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Alan …

Dambuster of the Day No. 67: Charles Williams

<b>Flg Off C R Williams DFC</b> <i><br>Wireless operator</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Charles Rowland …

Dambuster of the Day No. 66: Philip Burgess

<b>Flg Off P S Burgess</b> <i><br>Navigator</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Philip Sidney Burgess was born in …

Dambuster of the Day No. 65: Leslie Whillis

<i>[Pic: P Humphries]</i><p><b>Plt Off S L Whillis</b> <i><br>Flight engineer</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Samuel …

Dambuster of the Day No. 64: Norman Barlow

<b>Flt Lt R N G Barlow DFC</b> <i><br>Pilot</i><p><b>Lancaster serial number:</b> ED927/G<p><b>Call sign:</b> AJ-E<p><i>Second wave. Crashed on outward flight.</i><p>Robert Norman George Barlow was …

Volker S. on Twitter: "Found out more about Lancaster AJ Easy ED927 --- https://t.co/yabJ98ZRik"

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Volker S. on Twitter: "Haldern einst und jetzt Ausgabe 112 erschienen. http://t.co/a341NhkZ8b"

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BBC Dambusters Pictureboard completed!

Great news from the BBC. Photographs of all 133 aircrew who took part in the Dams Raid have now been obtained for the News Online pictureboard which …