Vega Ventura bombers are in action now

Object Title

Vega Ventura bombers are in action now

Vega Ventura bombers are in action now

Reference

BEN 133

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Item

Scope and Content

The "Lockheed Vega Ventura", American built medium day bombers have already taken part in recent RAF raids on German occupied territory. Their maximum speed is 300 mph. The armament consists of 8 or 10 machine guns, used with such devastating effect by the flying fortresses. The guns are operated electrically. Vega Ventura bombers carry a load of over a ton and a crew of four. The range is 1000 miles at 16000 ft. Picture shows: Vega Ventura Bombers being serviced and bombed up by ground crews.

Numbered KY.7493D

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  BEN 133 - Vega Ventura bombers are in action now