Scope and Content
Remarkable night photograph taken by aircraft participating in RAF Bomber Command's heavy raid on Wuppertal on the nigh of May 29/30 1943 - the first occasion on which that particular town in the Ruhr air battle zone had been attacked shows: A Lancaster flying North across the target. The dense smoke in the right corner, probably follows the bursting of a heavy bomb, whilst the round light patch immediately above is caused by a flash bomb. Picture issued June 1943. 7/6/43.
Numbered C.3560 (XT).