Captured Essen – first pictures inside Krupps

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PFlowersHJ1607.jpg

Title

Captured Essen – first pictures inside Krupps

Description

An industrial building has been severely damaged. The metal frame of the ceiling has fallen in and rubble consists of a mixture of metal, wood and stone debris. Two gun barrels are lying prominently on the floor in the middle of the photograph.

On the reverse

‘BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH …………CL. 2386. XF.
AIR MINISTRY.
CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED.
CAPTURED ESSEN – FIRST PICTURES INSIDE KRUPPS.
These pictures were taken by two R.A.F. Officer Photographers yesterday at (11.4.45) show interior view of the devastated Krupps works at Essen, one of the R.A.F.’s chief targets during the war.
PHOTO SHOWS: - Inside the gun factory showing 60 ft. long.’

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-04-11

Contributor

Helen Durham

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘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. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

One b/w photograph

Language

Identifier

PFlowersHJ1607, PFlowersHJ1608

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Captured Essen – first pictures inside Krupps,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9544.

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