...special programming on Friday 17 May
Just in case you've missed the news, the 17 May this year marks the 70th anniversary of one of the most famous raids of WW2, the Dams raid of 617 Sqn under Guy Gibson, earning the squadron the name of 'The Dambusters'.
As part of the celebrations, BBC Radio 2 is hosting a day devoted to remembering the events. If you would like to see the details of their programming for the day, have a look here, on the BBC website
If that isn't enough for you then in addition to the release of a 1/72 model of M Mother, one of the Dambuster Lancs by Corgi (illustrated above), complete with the Upkeep bomb in the adapted bomb bay underneath, then there are a couple of other Dambusters related releases that have been featured on our sister site at MilitaryModelling.com just recently that might interest some.
|For those who like to have a go at building and painting their own models, then this large new 200mm scale figure from Mitches Military Models was recently reviewed on our MilitaryModellling.com website and you can read our review here via this link.|
|A recent release from Airfix has been an all-new kit of a 1/72 Dambuster Lancaster, which even includes the bomb trolley that would haave carried the Upkeep weapon out to the aircraft. If you are interested in building and painting your own model of a Dambusters Lancaster, read what we had to say about it on the MilitaryModelling.com website via this link.|
Our thanks to the BBC media team for letting us have the details
|Radio 2 set to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Dams Raid...|
...special programming on Friday 17 May By Robin Buckland 1
by Robin Buckland 1
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