While the Lancaster saw the majority of its service as a high altitude night bomber attacking strategic targets deep within Germany, notable its involvement in the battles of the Ruhr, Hamburg and Berlin, it was a daring low-level raid that gave the Lancaster arguably its finest hour. Operation Chastise was the official name for the attacks on the German dams. Plastic model kit. Instructions included. 265 pieces. 8 acrylic paints, 2 brushes and poly cement included.