London opens at 9.30am daily for Half Term, 23 - 31 October

Sit in London's Cold War Phantom Jet on 29 and 30 October

Take-off to Cosford's Night Shoot on 26 and 27 November

Cosford to hold Service of Remembrance, 14 Nov

Bouncing Bomb Diagram

Diagram illustrating how the bouncing bomb was used to attack the Möhne and Eder dams.

Dam busting weapon diagram


The back-spin shown on the drawing both helped the bomb to bounce further and kept it in contact with the face of the dam whilst sinking. The different design of the Sorpe dam meant that the bomb had to be dropped on top of it rather than bouncing across the reservoir.