ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.
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- CH 15369
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- Alternative names
- Undefined: Official photograph
- object category: Black and white
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A 22,000-lb MC high explosive deep-penetration bomb (Bomber Command executive codeword 'Grand Slam') is manoeuvred onto a trolley by crane in the bomb dump at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, for an evening raid by No. 617 Squadron RAF on the railway bridge at Nienburg, Germany. 20 aircraft took part in the raid and the target was destroyed.
Associated people and organisations
- Allied Air Offensive 1942-1945, Germany, Second World War
- RAF Precision Raids, Germany, Second World War
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