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.