On May 16th, 1943... Flights of Lancaster bombers from 617 Squadron took off for a secret mission. Each carried a 5 ton bouncing bomb. Their targets were three hydro dams in the heavily defended Rhur River valley in Germany's industrial heartland. Flying in the lead bomber was Navigator Torger Harlo "Terry" Taerum. Born in Milo Alberta he was one of thirty Canadians and seven Albertans who took part in what would be Bomber Command's most famous raid of World War 2.

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