Dambusters – Bouncy bomb 80 years of age today

Operation “Chastise” as it was known was a raid to take down a few dams on the Ruhr during WWII. In total 19 aircraft went off on this daring mission, loaded up with a load of bombs that bounced, not something we even have in our weaponry arsenal today. Here’s a CORGI and Airfix model for your display delight to remember this quite incredible mission.

 

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Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

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