Royal Air Force bombers over Pforzheim

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Title

Royal Air Force bombers over Pforzheim

Description

Air-to-air view showing the silhouette of two heavy bombers towards the bottom centre, well below going towards the bottom. In the background smoke, bomb explosions and on the right, target indicators. On the reverse '18. R.A.F. Bombers over Pforzheim. Two of R.A.F. Bomber Command’s “heavies” silhouetted against dense clouds of smoke during the air assault on the night of 23/24.2.45 on the important industrial and transport centre of Pforzheim, South-east of Karlscuhe [sic]. This picture is an extract from a film made by the R.A.F. Film Production Unit during the attack. The white “cascade” is caused by glowing target indicators.'.

Date

1945-02-23
1945-02-24

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Type

Format

One b/w photograph

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PSandersDS16020007, PSandersDS16020008

Collection

Citation

“Royal Air Force bombers over Pforzheim,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2405.

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