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Sudbury in 1940

Catalogue ref: pa512

Category: War

Period: 1939-1945

Sudbury in 1940 | Click image to go back to gallery

This is the last of three images taken by a high flying Luftwaffe reconnaissance aircraft on 31st August 1940. These were taken after the failed German attempt to destroy the RAF in the air as a prelude to the invasion of Britain. Possibly Goering was now looking for bombing targets for the Blitz which followed.

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