Nant y Gro dam wales

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  1. Marcel

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    In 1942, british scientist Barnes Wallis did a live experiment on a small dam in Wales, called the Nant Y Gro. This was to see how a dam could be breached. This led to the famous Dam-buster raid on the Moehnetal sperre and the Eder tal sperre in 1943. I found a film of the destruction. View attachment nant512.wmv
     
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    Interesting find! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Airframes Benevolens Magister

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    Good stuff Marcel. I have that footage somewhere, plus some 'stills' taken of the detonations.
     
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