Air raid of Luftwaffe bombers to Moscow

Air raid of Luftwaffe bombers to Moscow

Air raid of bombers Lyuftvafe to Moscow on the night of July 26, 1941. Thin glowing track – work of the Soviet air defense, a thick white line – German parachute flares to illuminate the area for applying and adjusting air strikes (due to the large exposure when photographing tracks merged into a single line). Pictured Moscow River, Kremlin Embankment Kremlin Vodovzvodnaya Borovitskaya and towers, the Big Stone Bridge.

 

 

Photography Location: Moscow
Time taken: 26 July 1941
Author: Margaret Bourke-White

In : 1941

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