Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Object Title

Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Reference

BEN 135

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Flying at times less than 100 feet from the ground, a strong force of Blenheim aircraft of the RAF Bomber Command delivered a daylight attack upon 2 great power stations near Cologne. One of the targets was the Fortuna Power Station and this photograph shows how the pilots flew their aircraft almost at ground level to press home the attack. Bombs bursting on the target in the daylight raid on Fortuna Power Station on August 12th.

Numbered C.2022

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  BEN 135 - Daylight attack on Cologne power station