Image:Lancaster I NG128 Dropping Load - Duisburg - Oct 14 - 1944.jpg

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The ABC Lancaster I NG128 coded "B-SR" of 101 Sqn out of Ludford Magna, dropping its load over Duisburg on Oct 14/15, 1944.

Left picture: the Lancaster releases its load of 1,170, 4lb stick incendiaries.

Right picture: several seconds later, the aircraft releases the main part of its load, a 4000lb HC "cookie" and 108, 30lb "J" incendiaries.

The pictures are stills taken originally from a cine film.

NOTE: a clip of this original cine film appears in the 2006 film Dresden

Imperial War Museum - pictures scanned by me Ian Dunster 16:41, 3 October 2005 (UTC) from the What Did Happen To Glenn Miller? article in the February 1987 issue of Aeroplane Monthly and credited to IWM.

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  • Operation Hurricane (1944)
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