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Dambusters - Attack On Sorpe Dam Filmmaker Talk PLUS George Johnny Johnson

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Watershed (Cinema 1)

1 Canon's Road

Bristol

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Join filmmaker Andrew Panton as he talks about a new film "Attack On The Sorpe Dam" which features last British Dambuster George "Johnny" Johnson. The talk will include a preview of the trailer and some excerpts from the film which recounts George "Johnny" Johnson's story of the famous World War Two 'Dambusters' operation.

Andrew will be joined onstage by George "Johnny" Johnson who will provide a first hand account of the attack as he experienced it on the night of May 16/17th 1943. On the night of the attack, Johnny - together with a group of specially selected aircrew - took off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire where they had all been trained to fulfil one very special mission: destroy three dams deep within Germany's Ruhr valley. These dams provided vital power to various industries supplying the Nazi war machine.

From the outset it was an almost impossible task: to fly low level - at night - across many miles of enemy territory, dropping a new weapon (which had never been tried operationally) and from a height as low as 60 feet. It was a daring task, but against all the odds Johnny and his crew survived.

The talk will last approximately 1 hour 15 mins and will include a question and answer session.

AUTOGRAPH VOUCHERS: George 'Johnny' Johnson will not be signing autographs after the event. A selection of pre-signed 8x10" photographs (exclusive to this event) will be available after the talk which can be purchased via a pre-paid voucher (available upon purchase of your ticket) OR for cash on the day. Each print will be hand signed by Johnson prior to the event.

(Note: all profits from the event will go towards the production of the film.)

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