A bouncing bomb at Nanton, Alberta

A large aircraft.
Always a dramatic sight, especially at night, the Nanton Lancaster is seen with all four Merlin engines running and the “Upkeep” bouncing bomb spinning beneath it. PHOTO: Richard de Boer

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“We have the only Lancaster in the world equipped with a bouncing bomb!” said Dan Fox, vice-president of the Nanton Lancaster Society, which operates the Bomber Command Museum of Canada, at Nanton, Alberta.

As part of the Bomber Command Museum of Canada’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid, the museum created a replica of the famed “bouncing bomb” and mounted it on their Lancaster, which is painted in the markings of a Dambusters Lancaster for the anniversary year . . . Click here to keep reading the story.

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