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A place of historic significance.

As a young boy I remember watching the dam-busters film in awe. To visit the site of this wartime... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Wilkybob
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Hailsham, United Kingdom
A sombre history

The bombing of this dam caused 1,600 civilian deaths and the destruction of whole villages. Visit... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
RebeccaPeter
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Montreal, Canada
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“bouncing bomb”(2 reviews)
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Mohnestrasse, Mohnesee, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

As a young boy I remember watching the dam-busters film in awe. To visit the site of this wartime event is something anyone who say the film or is interested in WW2 history should visit. A memorial next to the dam wall explains the tragic...More

Thank Wilkybob
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The bombing of this dam caused 1,600 civilian deaths and the destruction of whole villages. Visit the memorial at its base. The surrounding area is beautiful for walking or biking.

Thank RebeccaPeter
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We had a lovely day exploring this area. They have several; good spots to eat while overlooking the dam and lake. Great photo opportunities abound!

Thank helenkt313
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of a coach tour doing a Dambusters Tour. This place was packed with tourists and locals alike just walking and reminiscing the dams history.

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

If you have not been before then the Dam is worth a visit. The weather was beautiful for us which made a difference. The bouncing bomb was a genius invention and 617 squadron (The Dambusters) were incredibly to actually bomb this dam during WW2.

Thank slickspivSheffield
Reviewed 30 September 2017

One of the dams from the "Dambuster" raid in may 1943. The place is stunning, and there was a lot of tourist when we were there, but it dídn´t matter, because there is lots of room.

Thank Vissing
Reviewed 27 June 2017

One of the dams breached by the allies during the war and the main one featured in the Dambusters Film. You can park and walk over the dam and enjoy lovely views of the lake and river, although the hundreds of lovers padlocks attached to...More

1  Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely walks around the resivoire and the dam it's self. Recommend to cross it and go down below to get the scale of it. Gets very busy but surrounding area has lots of nice walks.

Thank Mikeb666
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It may not take long but the walk along the dam is really worth it. It's obviously of great historical significance and very interesting to read and see. In the summer there are some nice walks up and around from the dam. But even in...More

Thank SarahandRichP
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful piece of architecture and brilliantly designed. The views are stunning and we could have spent all day here!

Thank WorldFoodie32
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