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- Tags: Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943)
It is captioned 'E54.1.PROD.117'.
A magazine cutting January 1957 reports the last operational Lancaster flight.
A cutting of a letter suggesting that the Lancaster should be preserved…
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