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Operation Fido

Duration: 04:49

During World War Two thick fog made landing bombers a hazardous affair. As a result, an ingenious method of lighting the runway was devised. Joe Crowley investigates how "Operation Fido" took on the fog.

Available since: Thu 3 Feb 2011


Joe Crowley

This clip is from

The One Show 21/01/2011

Alex Jones and Chris Evans are joined by comedienne Ruby Wax.

First broadcast: 21 Jan 2011

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