The War Illustrated No 105 Vol 5 Sept 10th 1941

September lOih, 19H The War Illnslraled 99 Few German Raiders Get Through to Moscow NAZI PLANE brought down near Moscow being inspected by foreign journalists. More than a hundred others have met a similar fate near the Soviet capital. A.A. GUN inaction during a German raid on the Russian city,where defencesagainstthe night-flying Hun are remark­ ably ineffective, guns, fighters and ail departments of A.R.P. Highly trained and brave men and women are reducing the danger of night-bombing to a minimum. Salvaging pieces of a Heinkel 111 which hita barrage balloon cable and crashed into the Moskva River (left). The Germans are finding it very difficult to get through Mos­ cow’s A.A. fire. On one occasion they announced that 503 raiders had attacked Moscow, but, in fact, not one was able to get over the city. In the photograph beneath, a member of the Moscow A.R.P. stands silhouetted against the beam of a searchlight. A MOSCOW SCHOOL after it had received a direct hit in the course of a German air raid. On the right of the photograph maybe seen members of the city's A.R.P. searching the debris. l'hotos, Associated Press, Planet News
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