Published on 30th June 2017 by

The Tirpitz. Winston Churchill referred to it as “The Beast”, a formidable, 53,000 tonne battleship that was arguably the most potent symbol of Hitler’s naval power. Churchill made its destruction a top priority, to be sunken at all costs. This is the story of perhaps the most important and daring air raid carried out by the legendary RAF squadron known as The Dambusters.

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Produced by Lion Television.

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  • Jonathan Drost 2 years ago

    I’ve seen the historical footage many times without quite being sure of the orientation of The ship and where it was located amongst all the smoke and spray. Kudos to whoever was in charge of researching and editing that line of footage…

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