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    I have just lodged a complaint with the BBC over their reporting of the sale of a 617 Squadron artefact:

    'A sight used to guide the "bouncing bomb" that breached the Mohne dam in the infamous Dambusters raid of 1943 has sold at auction for 41,500.'

    Their complaints procedure will send my comments up the line to a number of different sections of the news division, but without any commitment as to what will happen.
    The report appears online:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...shire-30902863

    and on the BBC Red Button service on air, in South East England News.

    If anyone else would care to voice their opinion to the BBC, the phone number is 03700 100 222 and the online facility is at ...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/complaints/

    Bruce
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    RESEARCH AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES & OTHER UK INSTITUTIONS

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    Update: they have changed the text. It now reads ...

    "A sight used to guide the "bouncing bomb" that breached the Mohne dam in the Dambusters raid of 1943 has sold at auction for 41,500."

    Good.

    Bruce
    http://www.filephotoservice.co.uk/
    RESEARCH AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES & OTHER UK INSTITUTIONS

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