Erkunde Raves, Die Nächte und noch mehr!

The Commanding Officer of No. 149 Squadron RAF talks to his aircrews in their Operations Room at Mildenhall, Suffolk, before they are briefed for the night's raid.

The Commanding Officer of No. 149 Squadron RAF talks to his aircrews in their Operations Room at Mildenhall, Suffolk, before they are briefed for the night's raid.

We forget the RAF’s heritage at our peril - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/we-forget-the-rafs-heritage-at-our-peril.html

We forget the RAF’s heritage at our peril - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/we-forget-the-rafs-heritage-at-our-peril.html

Participant in Dambuster Raids Shares Experiences - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/participant-dambuster-raids-shares-experiences.html

Participant in Dambuster Raids Shares Experiences - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/participant-dambuster-raids-shares-experiences.html

Flying Officer R W Stewart, a wireless operator on board an Avro Lancaster B Mark I of No. 57 Squadron RAF based at Scampton, Lincolnshire, speaking to the pilot from his position in front of the Marconi TR 1154/55 transmitter/receiver set. 1942-43 (IWM CH8790)

Flying Officer R W Stewart, a wireless operator on board an Avro Lancaster B Mark I of No. 57 Squadron RAF based at Scampton, Lincolnshire, speaking to the pilot from his position in front of the Marconi TR 1154/55 transmitter/receiver set. 1942-43 (IWM CH8790)

RAAF crew of Lancaster. Their plane was shot down over Osnabruck, Germany. Pilot Frank McEgan ( standing) along with another crew member, were killed.

RAAF crew of Lancaster. Their plane was shot down over Osnabruck, Germany. Pilot Frank McEgan ( standing) along with another crew member, were killed.

Squadron Leader E F J Charles, Officer Commanding No. 611 Squadron RAF, recounts his experiences to other pilots of the Squadron at Biggin Hill, Kent, on the day after sharing the honour, with Commandant Rene Mouchotte, of shooting down Biggin Hill’s 1,000th enemy aircraft.

Squadron Leader E F J Charles, Officer Commanding No. 611 Squadron RAF, recounts his experiences to other pilots of the Squadron at Biggin Hill, Kent, on the day after sharing the honour, with Commandant Rene Mouchotte, of shooting down Biggin Hill’s 1,000th enemy aircraft.

Wing Commander Guy Gibson, Commander of 617 Squadron (Dambuster), With His Crew

Wing Commander Guy Gibson, Commander of 617 Squadron (Dambuster), With His Crew

Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and , Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941 - Photo by Cecil Beaton. [IWM]

Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and , Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941 - Photo by Cecil Beaton. [IWM]

Tallboy bombs displayed with a standard R5868 Lancaster at RAF Scampton.

Tallboy bombs displayed with a standard R5868 Lancaster at RAF Scampton.

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