RAF score direct hit on important Ruhr bridge

Object Title

RAF score direct hit on important Ruhr bridge

RAF score direct hit on important Ruhr bridge

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 98

Level

Item

Scope and Content

RAF Bomber Command has struck again at German communications. Reconnaissance picture taken on 14.5.43 shows the result of a direct hit on the Haffelberg Brucke, an important road bridge on the River Ruhr, connecting the suburb of Mulheim Styrum with that of Mulheim Speldorf. Picture shows: the Raffelberg Brucke collapsed into the River Ruhr, after a direct hit by a stick of bombs.

Numbered C.3541 (XS).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

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