Des Curtis DFC Interview

On April 1st, 1943 No.618 Squadron was formed at RAF Skitten. It consisted of crews from Bomber Command Squadrons 105 and 139, and Coastal Command Squadrons 143, 235, 236, 248, and 521. 

The sole purpose of this squadron was to attack theGerman battleship Tirpitz using an experimental and top secret type of bouncing bomb. 

Codenamed Highball, it was designedby Barnes Wallis as a smaller version of the now well-known Upkeep bouncing bomb.  

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