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Brian Scott
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Many of you have likely already seen this, but Amazon Video has available a documentary about the raid:

https://www.amazon.com/Dambusters-Raid-William-Wollard/dp/B0...

When I went to watch it I actually thought this was the PBS Nova special on the subject, which I had watched when it came out several years ago but wanted to watch again now that I am playing the game. But this is not that, but rather an older, British documentary. It deals less with the engineering and physics aspects of Upkeep than the Nova episode and more with the background and aftermath of the operation. It includes interviews with some members of the aircrews and also, interestingly, with some German survivors of the flooding that followed the breaching of the dams. I think it's definitely worth a look if you haven't seen it.

It's free if you are enrolled in Amazon Prime, a couple of dollars to rent if you are not. I'm in the U.S., so don't know if its availability might be different for those living elsewhere.
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Neat! Thanks for the tip.
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The Nova episode I mentioned ("Bombing Hitler's Dams") is also very much worth watching if you have never seen it.
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