Barnes Wallis

  • Born: (Ripley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom)
  • Died: (Leatherhead, United Kingdom)

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis CBE FRS RDI FRAeS, was an English scientist, engineer and inventor. He is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the Royal Air Force in Operation Chastise (the "Dambusters" raid) to attack the dams of the Ruhr Valley during World War II.

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