Thursday 13 June 2024

Gothas over England

On June 13th, 1917, Germany conducted the first successful heavy bomber raid on London done by the Gotha G.IV.bombers and resulted in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries

Gotha Heavy Bomber over England by Roger H. Middlebrook

German bombing campaign 1914-18

1 comment:

  1. Family legend has it that my great grandmother was poisoned when a Gotha bomber loaded with mustard gas crashed near her as she worked the fields in Kent. She died in 1976 so if true did very well!