Bombing Raid on Cologne, 1942

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by W. Krogman
published on 21 March 2024
Bombing Raid on Cologne, 1942 Download Full Size Image

A painting by W. Krogman showing the thousand-bomber raid on Cologne in 1942. On the night of 30 May a large force of RAF bombers attacked the German city. There were 469 civilian deaths, 5,000 were injured, and 41 aircraft were lost. It was the first of many such raids conducted through the Second World War. (The National Archives UK)

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Krogman, W. (2024, March 21). Bombing Raid on Cologne, 1942. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18732/bombing-raid-on-cologne-1942/

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Krogman, W.. "Bombing Raid on Cologne, 1942." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18732/bombing-raid-on-cologne-1942/.

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Krogman, W.. "Bombing Raid on Cologne, 1942." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2024. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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