Hamburg burns

Object Title

Hamburg burns

Hamburg burns

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 93

Level

Item

Scope and Content

A pall of smoke covered Hamburg on Monday morning, July 26th, when the 8th Air Force Fortresses delivered another blow at the huge U-boat yards there. Fires were still burning throughout the target areas of the city from the heavy attacks made by the RAF bombers on Saturday night, July 24th, and the follow-up raid of the U.S. Forts on Sunday. Pictured are the bomb bursts on the Howaldstwerks shipyards, important U-boat builders. Picture issues July 1943.

Numbered US.126 (WA) and 28743.GP.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

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