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Betty was expecting a quiet time when the door burst open, and one of the most famous events of the Second World War unfolded with her at the heart of it
In the secret Ops room as the Dambusters struck
Betty Walker was smart. So smart that she passed the exams to work in the top secret Operations Room at RAF Marston. Then one May morning, a directive came through that no RAF planes would be flying that day.
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