Explosion of bombs on a German ship “Franken” as a result of an attack of Il-2

German ship Franken


The bombing of aircraft (presumably four FAB-100s) to the German auxiliary supply vessel “Franken” (Trossschiff “Franken”) as a result of the IL-2 attack aircraft from the Baltic Fleet air force south-east of East Prussia, April 8, 1945. Photo-control of the attack .
The ship “Franken” broke into two parts and now lies at a depth of 47-72 m at the point with coordinates 54 ° 32 ‘N018 ° 57’ E.

 

 

Location: The Baltic Sea
Date: 08 April 1945

In : 1945

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