Air raid of Luftwaffe bombers to Moscow

Air raid of Luftwaffe

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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