The War Illustrated No 37 Vol 2 May 17th 1940

May nth, 1940 The War Illustrated 515 In Norway the Nazis Had Air Mastery The photograph ,top ,was taken from a British ’plane flying at a height o f 4,000 feet over Trondheim on the left German seaplanes are moore doff the coast. !n addition to the airfields they had captured the Nazis set about making new ones. Above ,pioneers are engaged in that task. In his speech in the House o f Com mon son May 2, the Prime Minister stated that among the serious difficulties o f the B.E.F. in Norway was that “th e available a rode romes were already in enemy hands.” C e n tre right is one o f these a rode rome s.In the foregrou n dis a dump o f bomb sand behind it are two Junkers bomb e rs. From such a rode romes the bombing raids on A and alsn es were conducted ,and bottom is the scene just after one o f these raids, with a huge column o f smoke going up to mark th edam age by bombs. See also illustration in page 509. Photos, British Official: Crown Copyright Associated Press, and International Graphic Press that above, exclusive to The War I l lust rated
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