617 Squadron Association
On this 80th anniversary, this page of the website is dedicated to the memory of 133 RAF 617 Squadron Dambusters, who took to the skies from RAF Scampton on 16/17th May 1943, for what was to
become one of the most audacious raids in the history of Royal Air Force.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
Composition by Gustav Holst and Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1921); Piano arrangement and performance by Kate Kwok (2015).
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