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Dambuster George ‘Johnny’ Johnson celebrates 100th birthday

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On 16 and 17 May 1943, a total of 133 Allied aircrew took part in the pivotal attack aboard 19 Lancaster bombers, carrying Barnes Wallis’ specially-adapted bombs – that looked like “glorified dustbins”, according to Mr Johnson – led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson.



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