Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Object Title

Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Daylight attack on Cologne power station

Reference

BEN 140

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. Photo shows: The Bombs go down on Knapsack Power Station.

Numbered C.2026.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

  BEN 140 - Daylight attack on Cologne power station