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Mass bomber raid on Cologne | by The National Archives UK
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Mass bomber raid on Cologne

Description: Official war art by W. Krogman, gouache on board. The painting imagines a bombing raid on the German city of Cologne. The city's cathedral is clearly visible. It survived the war, despite being hit dozens of times by Allied bombs.


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Date: Second World War


Our Catalogue Reference: INF 3/1603


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Taken on January 11, 2010