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Ladybower, the Peak District and the “Dam Busters” thrown in for good measure

On a glorious sunny March morning I set off for a walk around Ladybower reservoir in the Peak District of Derbyshire. Parking at the side of the road just before the bridge I threw on my leather coat and scarf, … Continue reading

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Derwent Valley, Derbyshire, UK

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Derwent Reservoir and the “Dam Busters”

It is particularly apt that I feature this photograph this week as it was at Derwent reservoir that the famous 617 Squadron (Dam Busters) practiced dropping their “bouncing bombs” prior to the actual “successful” mission to bomb the three dams … Continue reading

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The Dam Busters – 70th Anniversary

The Dambusters squadron, whose daring and audacious raid during the Second World War is often held up as an example of bravery and ingenuity, will be celebrated around Britain this week which marks the 70th anniversary of the May 1943 … Continue reading

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