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Barnes Wallis on planning 1943 Dambusters raid

British Inventor and engineer Barnes Wallis describes the origins of the Dambusters raid on the German dams in 1943.

Air Vice Marshal Sir Ralph Cochrane explains how the bouncing bombed worked and why it was the only way the dams could be affected.

Interviews from BBC archive. First broadcast in 1968.

  • 13 May 2013
  • From the section UK