English “Iron Duke” battleship damaged by the bombing of the Luftwaffe

Iron Duke battleship

English “Iron Duke” battleship damaged and sunk to the bottom from bombardment by Luftwaffe planes
Iron Duke battleship was commissioned in 1914. October 17, 1939 during the bombing of the Scapa Flow base by German aircraft, the battleship received several bomb hits and sank to the bottom of the bay. Throughout the war, it was used as a fixed artillery battery.



Location: UK
Date of photo: October 1939

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