Press Photo - Bomb Loading

Press Photo - Bomb Loading

Code: P19759


W: 25cm (9.8")H: 20cm (7.9")


Black & white press photograph from the 'Illustrated; agency.  Approx. 20 x 25cm. Shows groundgrew loading mines to the bomb bay on the underside of a Lancaster Bomber.  Captioned to rear 'Mines are laid huge quantities in enemy waters.  They are seen here being hauled into the bomb bays of a four-engined Lancaster bomber.  Mines dropped from aircraft have small parachutes attached to break their fall when descending.'  Stamped 'Ministry of Information Photographic Division'.

Slightly 'dog-eared' corners.  Pin holes in the upper corners. Stock code P19759.