Incendiary hail swamps the target

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Title

Incendiary hail swamps the target

Description

A newspaper cutting of a Lancaster dropping incendiary bombs over Duisburg. The text describes the event and a handwritten caption reads ' Oct 14th 1944'.

Date

1944-10-14

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

One newspaper cutting on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SMarshallS1594781v10008

Transcription

OCT. 14th 1944

‘INCENDIARY HAIL’ SWAMP THE TARGET

HIGH above Duisburg Germany’s greatest inland port until Saturday last, an incendiary shower is dropped from the bomb-bay of a Lancaster. This is one aircraft’s quota. Twice in 2 hours British planes were over the city “like clouds of gnats.”

Citation

“Incendiary hail swamps the target,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 29, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/2447.

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