B-25 bombers attack the SAICA chemical plant at Torviscosa



B-25 bombers attack the SAICA chemical plant at Torviscosa


Two aircraft attack an industrial complex surrounded by a canal. An explosion has occurred behind one of the two main buildings. Flames and smoke can be seen whilst the bombing aircraft ascends into the sky. The second aircraft is flying towards the observer. The rest of the complex appears undamaged. On the canal to the right of the picture, a barge is moored next to a crane.

Label reads “236”; signed by the author; caption reads “24-25 FEBBRAIO 1945. TORVISCOSA UD, aliquote di bimotori “Mitchell” attaccano con bombe, lo stabilimento della SAICI”.

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One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board


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Angiolino Filiputti, “B-25 bombers attack the SAICA chemical plant at Torviscosa,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 5, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/183.

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