Bristol Beaufighter attack aircraft attack German destroyers in the Gironde River

Bristol Beaufighter



British Bristol Beaufighter attack planes from the 236th and 404th squadrons of the RAF are attacked by missiles German destroyers Z-24 and T-24 at the mouth of the Gironde, near the port of Le Verdon (France).
As a result of the attacks both destroyers were sunk. Z-24 and T-24 destroyers at the time of the attack were the last two large ships left by the Nazis in the West.

 

 

Location: France
Date: August 24, 1944

In : 1944

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