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Members of the public wait for a Lancaster bomber to fly over Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, England on May 16, 2013, as part of events marking the 70th Anniversary of an air-raid on three dams in Germany's Ruhr Valley by a team of airmen dubbed the 'Dambusters'. A British World War II Lancaster bomber performed a flypast over a reservoir used for practice runs by the legendary 'Dambusters' airmen to mark 70 years since their daring raid over Nazi Germany's industrial heartland. The four-engined aircraft was joined by two Spitfires and two modern-day Tornado jets as they swept over the Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, northern England, where the Royal Air Force trialled the 'bouncing bomb'. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the public wait for a Lancaster bomber to fly over Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, England on May 16, 2013, as part of events marking the 70th Anniversary of an air-raid on three dams in Germany's Ruhr Valley by a team of airmen dubbed the 'Dambusters'. A British World War II Lancaster bomber performed a flypast over a reservoir used for practice runs by the legendary 'Dambusters' airmen to mark 70 years since their daring raid over Nazi Germany's industrial heartland. The four-engined aircraft was joined by two Spitfires and two modern-day Tornado jets as they swept over the Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, northern England, where the Royal Air Force trialled the 'bouncing bomb'. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the public wait for a Lancaster bomber to fly over Derwent... News Photo 168876748Air Raid,Anniversary,Bamford,Bomber,Dam,Dambusters,Derbyshire,Derwent Reservoir,England,Event,Explosive,Flying,Germany,Horizontal,Human Sciences,Lancaster Bomber,Marking,Part Of,People,Public,Science and Technology,Team,UK,WaitingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the public wait for a Lancaster bomber to fly over Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, England on May 16, 2013, as part of events marking the 70th Anniversary of an air-raid on three dams in Germany's Ruhr Valley by a team of airmen dubbed the 'Dambusters'. A British World War II Lancaster bomber performed a flypast over a reservoir used for practice runs by the legendary 'Dambusters' airmen to mark 70 years since their daring raid over Nazi Germany's industrial heartland. The four-engined aircraft was joined by two Spitfires and two modern-day Tornado jets as they swept over the Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire, northern England, where the Royal Air Force trialled the 'bouncing bomb'. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)