ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.
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- CL 2607
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- Undefined: Official photograph
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An RAF officer inspects the hole left by a 22,000-lb deep-penetration 'Grand Slam' bomb which pierced the reinforced concrete roof of the German submarine pens at Farge, north of Bremen, Germany. this was the result of a daylight raid mounted by 18 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF on 27 March 1945, in which two direct hits by 'Grand Slams' caused much of the partially-completed roof to collapse.
- Allied Air Offensive 1942-1945, Germany, Second World War
- RAF Precision Raids, Germany, Second World War
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