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    No title - Dam Busters reunion on 24th anniversary. Scampton Lincolnshire.

    Various good shots as only Lancaster Bomber still flying flies towards and over camera. pan as it flies low over runway. Various shots as it lands. C/U inventor of the bouncing bomb, Dr. Barnes Wallis. M/S Lancaster Bomber, engines slow down. C/U pan as Dr. Barnes Wallis walks forward and shakes hands with Jerry Witherick. Dr. Barnes Wallis discovers that he and Witherick are wearing the same Dam Busters tie. L/S crowd round the Lancaster Bomber. M/S Bill Howarth and Fred Tees (gunners) looking at the guns in the rear gunner's position. C/U Howarth, pan to Tees. M/S tail guns. C/U Jerry Witherick D.F.C., D.F.M., in tail gunner's position. M/S officers of the 617 squadron looking up at the Lancaster. M/S showing the nose of the Lancaster named 'Guy Gibson'. C/U pan interior of the controls in the cockpit.

    M/S propellors of the Lancaster. M/S pilots getting into the plane. M/S looking up into the bomber's position, the Rev. J.E.R. Williams, D.F.C., in the middle, on the left, D.C. Vaughan D.F.C., and on the right R.L. Kearnes D.S.O., D.F.C., D.F.M. C/U looking up and out at bomber's window. Full C/U R.L. Kearnes sitting inside plane and smiling. Various shots of the Lancaster Bomber. Back view two pilots at controls, on the left Geoff Rice, and on the right Bill Townsend. C/U Townsend, pan to hands on controls. C/U Rice's hands on controls. Various extracts from the film 'Dam Busters' showing bombers coming in and dropping bombs on the dam. Various shots of the dams collapsing and water rushing through.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:43:00 / 01:13:25:00
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Science & Technology
    Bomber Command NEW FOREST HISTORY llarb r5 1943 LlARB ORDER 7 Dam Busters The Dam Busters Dambusters Tirpitz and Aerial Attacks on Battleships
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