Daylight bombing of Pula harbour

PBaileyHH1608.jpg
PBaileyHH1609.jpg

Title

Daylight bombing of Pula harbour

Description

Aerial inclined photograph of the harbour of Pula, centered on Otočić Sveti Andrija. A big smoke cloud is rising from Otok Katerina: other explosions are visible on land and water. A splash marks the crash of a B-24.

On the reverse:

'“POLA” NORTH EAST ITALY
NAVAL BUILDINGS AND HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS.
CREW.
LT. VAN DER WALT. PILOT
LT. ROBERTS. 2ND PILOT
P/O PERKINS. NAVIGATOR
P/O DE LONGH BOMB AIMER
SGT. SHE [two indecipherable letters] ERDINE WIRELESS OP
[indecipherable rank] WYNNE. MID UPPER GUNNER
[indecipherable name and rank]
[indecipherable rank] BAILEY REAR GUNNER
13,708
AIRCRAFT. LIBERATOR
FLAK. HEAVY, ACCURATE AND INTENSE
LARGE EXPLOSION IN TARGET AREA SMOKE RISING TO 4/500ft'

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Cathie Hewitt

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Format

One b/w photograph

Language

Type

Identifier

PBaileyHH1608, PBaileyHH1609

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Citation

“Daylight bombing of Pula harbour,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1174.

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