About a decade later, the work of Munro and his compatriots was illustrated by the British movie The Dam Busters.
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The third and final wave of the five aircraft attack as part of the Dambusters raid set off after midnight. They were used as a reserve force that would be directed to targets where the earlier waves had failed to achieve their objective.
Dambusters’ true impact revealed 70 years on
Of the five aircraft sent to breach the Sorpe dam on 17 May during the Dambusters raid, only two reached their target. Despite bomb aimer Johnny Johnson's deadly accuracy, the bomb failed to breach the dam.
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