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Möhnetalsperre / Möhne Dam

(Germany - Nordrhein-Westfalen - Möhnesee)

On the night of 16 on 17 May 1943, this dam was destroyed during operation Chastise, a bombing raid of the RAF on three of these dams. With so-called bouncing bombs, Guy Gibson and his squadron succeeded in breaking through two of these dams.

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  • Text: Paul Moerenhout
  • Photos: Paul Moerenhout (1,2,3,4)

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Address:
Möhnestraße
Möhnesee
WWII grade:
80%
Rating:
80%

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Gibson, Guy Penrose
* August 12th, 1918
† September 19th, 1944
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