Low level bombing attack on Ijmuiden

One of the dramatic photographs taken during the low level attack on Ijmuiden
with bombs falling centre frame.

On two successive days formations of Blenheims attacked the iron and steel works at Ijmuiden, some of the aircraft coming down to 100 feet; direct hits were obtained on buildings which were seen to be severely damaged; the power house, ships and barges in the docks and a railway bridge were also attacked. Other aircraft, unable to locate shipping, bombed military objectives in France and Denmark; some successful results were obtained, including direct hits on two goods trains at Vemb and a bridge under construction near Ringkobing.

From the Air Situation Report for the week.

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