NAVPLION, GREECE. 1941-04-25. ONE OF A SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS DEPICTING THE BOMBING OF SHIPPING IN ...

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Accession Number 069865
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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NAVPLION, GREECE. 1941-04-25. ONE OF A SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS DEPICTING THE BOMBING OF SHIPPING IN THE HARBOUR BY GERMAN AIRCRAFT DURING THE EVACUATION OF ALLIED TROOPS AND THE DESTRUCTION OF ONE OF THE RAIDERS. THE GERMAN "STUKA" DIVE BOMBER DEPICTED IN THE PREVIOUS PHOTOGRAPH IS NOW MOVING OUT OF THE PICTURE, TO THE RIGHT, AS ITS BOMBS EXPLODE NEAR THE SS "ULSTER PRINCE", A BRITISH TRANSPORT, WHICH WAS BURNT OUT AS A RESULT OF THE GERMAN AIR RAIDS.