US bombs bound for Vendeville airfield: action pictures

Object Title

US bombs bound for Vendeville airfield: action pictures

US bombs bound for Vendeville airfield: action pictures

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 79

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Picture shows: A cluster of bombs falling on the German Vendeville Airfield at Lille in enemy occupied France on August 31st, 1943, during a raid by US bombers. Medium bombers of the US Eighth Air Force Support Command, striking swiftly throughout the Summer at Axis airfields have completed 35 missions, with a loss of less than half a dozen aircrafts. Picture issued September 1943.

Numbered US.169.XC.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

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