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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