Nienburg Bridge after attack by 617 Sqn with Tallboys and Grand Slams

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Title

Nienburg Bridge after attack by 617 Sqn with Tallboys and Grand Slams

Description

Reconnaissance photograph showing a river running top to bottom and a bridge crossing in the middle with several spans down. There are many craters on both sides of the river. Explanatory note 'NIENBURG BRIDGE over the river Weser after the attack by Bomber Command on 22 March 1945. This photograph show complete destruction of the bridge together with the greater part of the approach viaducts. Submitted with description 'Reconaissance photograph showing damage to Nienburg Bridge over River Weser after attack by RAF Bomber Command on 22/3/1945. The attack was carried out by 617 Squadron with a mix of Grand Slam and Tallboy bombs

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Format

One b/w photograph mounted on an album page

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Royal Air Force Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19050008

Citation

“Nienburg Bridge after attack by 617 Sqn with Tallboys and Grand Slams,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31306.

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