Aerial view of the bomb ravaged German city of Braunschweig (Brunswick). This image was taken ...

Accession Number P04171.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" nitrate
Maker Unknown
Place made Germany: Brunswick
Date made June 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Aerial view of the bomb ravaged German city of Braunschweig (Brunswick). This image was taken from a Lancaster bomber, flying at an altitude of approximately 800 feet. The Lancaster was piloted by 430033 Flight Lieutenant Alexander Elliott (Alex) Jenkins, RAAF, who was flying a group of senior British RAF Officers on an inspection tour of bomb damaged areas of Germany one month after hostilities ceased.