Mosquito over Everest

PMehlinB1610.jpg
PMehlinB1611.jpg
PMehlinB1612.jpg

Title

Mosquito over Everest

Description

A Mosquito flying over Everest. On the reverse a telex message with details about the event, various rubber stamps and references.
On a separate sheet 'Mosquito flying over Mount Everest'.

Date

1945-09-18

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Format

One b/w photograph

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PMehlinB1610, PMehlinB1611, PMehlinB1612

Transcription

[photograph]

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08 772120 . . . . . NEW YORK BUREAU
FASTEST BOMBER OVER HIGHEST MOUNTAIN
BRITAIN'S TWO-ENGINED, ALL-WOOD MOSQUITO, THE WORLD'S FASTEST BOMBER, BREAKS THROUGH HEAVY STORM CLOUDS OVER MOUNT EVEREST. THE WORLD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN. THE TEMPERATURE WAS 17 BELOW ZERO, BUT THE PLANE SUFFERED NO ICING.
[symbol]IA SPEC 80 MGS. CAN
CREDIT LINE (BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTO FROM ACME) 9/18/45 (EO)

[handwriting inserted on backing sheet]

REF. DEPT.
10- 2.45
N.E.A.

paf 735

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Mosquito flying over Mount Everest

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Citation

“Mosquito over Everest,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29071.

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