Lancaster Bomber AU-Q loading bombs
Original Silver Gelatin photograph
25 x 20 cm
Stamped to reverse ‘Copyright Associated Press Photograph’
Press release states:LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS FOR TOMORROW’S ATTACK ON THE FLEET
At RAF Station Upwood, Hunts, today, Dec 8th last minute preparations were being carried out for tomorrow’s attack on the fleet.
Photo shows airmen of 148 Squadron no 3 Bomber Command look over smoke bombs with a Lancaster in background.
Provenance: from the collection of Philip J R Moyes, author of many books on the RAF, most notably The Pictorial History which ran to several volumes.
Condition: generally good.