Bombs for a U-boat nest in Vegesack, Bremen, Germany, 1943
Aerial photograph of U-boat yards at Vegesack, Bremen, Germany, being bombed by the US bombers. "(NY12 -- April 3) Bombs for U-boat nest -- Missiles from a U.S. heavy bomber fall toward the U-boat yards at Vegesack, near Bremen, Germany, March 18, during a raid which was praised by Prime Minister Winston Churchill as a "brilliant exploit". The unescorted [sic] American bombing planes made many hits on the yards where submarines are built and repaired, and shot down a number of enemy fighter planes. (AP Wirephoto) (em71440bis) 1943 (Editors: See NY13)" -- typed note on front. "Received. Examiner reference library. Apr 5 1943" -- stamped on verso.
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