1944. Very Good Condition. Item #232108
These are original Photographs from World War 2. Likely produced for propaganda and press use. Nothing printed to the back, but the following information is known; R. A. F. Bomber Command's Attack on Tours Airfield. Aircraft of R. A. F. Bomber Command attacked the airfield at Tours on the night of May 7/8. Earlier, aircraft of the VIII U.S. Fighter Command attacked this airfield on April 28th and 30th April. These photographs were taken after the last attack by R. A. F. Bomber Command. The sum of the attacks were distributed among the North, South and West hangar areas, damage being heaviest in Main Station Buildings, and barracks, many of the buildings being destroyed. Picture shows: The Main Station building, barracks, hangars and Allied buildings, before the attack by aircraft of R. A. F. Bomber Command on the night of May 7/8 and attacks by aircraft of the VIII U.S. Fighter Command on April 28th and 30th. Small tear to lower margin, with no loss of image. TOGETHER WITH Picture shows:- After the attack on Tours airfield by aircraft of R. A. F. Bomber Command on May 7/8. Great damage has been done to installations, buildings, barracks, and hangars. The areas shown in this photograph is the same as that in photo No. C.4347. Removed from an old scrapbook, so the back of the photograph has marks on the back, not affecting the front. Item Type: Photo. Quantity Available: 1. Category: War Photographs; Featured; Collectables. Inventory No: 232108.