SMOKE FROM BURNING BLENHEIMS OF NO. 45 SQUADRON R.A.F AFTER A JAPANESE RAID ON MAGWE, BURMA, ON ...

Place Asia: Burma
Accession Number 128122
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

SMOKE FROM BURNING BLENHEIMS OF NO. 45 SQUADRON R.A.F AFTER A JAPANESE RAID ON MAGWE, BURMA, ON THE AFTERNOON OF 1942-03-21. THE ATTACK, SUSTAINED DURING 25 HOURS, DESTROYED NO. 45 SQUADRON AS AN OPERATIONAL UNIT UNTIL IT REFORMED WITH VULTEE VENGEANCE DIVE BOMBERS IN MID-1943.