Dambusters With Dan Snow

October 2021
45:17

S1 Ep3

3.5 12 x
617 squadron prepares to take off on one of the most difficult missions of the Second World War - to attack the dams of Germany. The crews of the 19 Lancaster bombers face immediate difficulties as their planes - loaded with the massive four tonne bouncing bombs - struggle to clear the airfield.
44:59

S1 Ep2

4.3 60 x
We count down the critical final days to the raid itself that sees inventor Barnes Wallis struggle to get his revolutionary new bouncing bomb to work. Not only did the bombs have to be dropped from a precise height, they also needed to land a precise distance away in order to reach the target.
45:01

S1 Ep1

4.0 30 x
Historian Dan Snow recounts the nail-biting countdown to the most daring and ingenious bombing raids in history. The story begins in Spring 1943 as squadron leader Guy Gibson assembles and trains a crack team of 133 young airmen whose mission is to destroy the great dams of Germany using a revolutionary new bouncing bomb. ...
Archive