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Tragedy at the Eder by Ivan Berryman. (PC)


Tragedy at the Eder by Ivan Berryman. (PC)

Following the successful attack on the Mohne dam on the night of 16th/17th May 1943, three Lancasters of 617 Sqn turned their attention to the Eder, some twelve minutes flying time away, accompanied by Wing Commander Guy Gibson to oversee the next attack. After several aborted attempts to obtain the correct height and direction for their bomb run by Flight Lieutenant Shannon (AJ-L) and Squadron Leader H E Maudslay (AJ-Z), Gibson called in Maudslay to try again. During his second approach, he released his Upkeep bomb too late. It struck the top of the dam wall and bounced back into the air where it exploded right behind Maudslay's aircraft, lighting up the entire valley and causing considerable damage to the aircraft that had dropped it. Despite what must have been crippling damage, AJ-Z did manage to limp away from the scene and begin the return journey, but Maudslay and all his crew were sadly lost when their aircraft was shot down by flak at Emmerich-Klein-Netterdn. The Eder was finally successfully breached by Pilot Officer Les Knight's aircraft, ED912(G), AJ-N, which returned safely.
Item Code : B0427PCTragedy at the Eder by Ivan Berryman. (PC) - This Edition
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Attack on the Sorpe by Ivan Berryman. (PC)  (View This Item)
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Dambusters - Moment of Truth by Ivan Berryman. (PC)  (View This Item)
Undetected by Ivan Berryman. (PC)  (View This Item)
A Lucky Escape by Ivan Berryman. (PC)  (View This Item)
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PRINTSigned limited edition to 1150 prints. Size 11.5 inches x 9 inches (30cm x 23cm)Artist : Ivan Berryman£20 Off!Now : £40.00VIEW EDITION...
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PRINTPresentation edition of 5 prints. Size 12 inches x 9 inches (31cm x 23cm) Sutherland, Frederick E (matted)
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PRINTDambuster Edition of 100 prints. Size 11.5 inches x 9 inches (30cm x 23cm) Johnson, George L
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The night of the 16th May 1943 saw 19 modified Lancasters of the specially formed 617 squadron set out to breach the Ennepe, Eder, Mohne and Sorpe dams in Westphalia, Germany. The mission was led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson.

The Dambusters by Graeme Lothian. (Y)
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Covered in snow, an Avro Lancaster bomber is parked as a winter's dawn approaches at its squadron's airfield.  A fitting tribute to the Avro Lancaster bomber of Bomber Command and all the crews that flew in this stalwart of the Royal Air Force bombing squadrons.

Unexpected Snow by Keith Woodcock.
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 Amid a hail of defensive fire, Flt Lt D J H Maltby holds Lancaster ED906/G AJ-J steady for his bomb aimer John Fort to perfectly choose his moment to release the Upkeep Bomb that would ultimately breach and destroy the Mohne Dam during the famous Dambuster raids on the Ruhr on the night of 16th / 17th May 1943.

The One That Broke The Dam by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
£90.00
 At 0154am, Pilot officer Les Knight in Avro Lancaster AJ-N transmitted the codeword Dinghy, the signal that the Eder Dam had been successfully breached. Although the target was undefended by flak, its location made it extremely difficult to hit. In fact, four of the five aircraft involved in the attack failed in their attempts and Knights was the last available aircraft carrying the last available bomb!
Target Y The Eder Dam Raid, The Ruhr Valley, 17th May 1942 by David Pentland. (GS)
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