GROUND STAFF P R E PARE FOR THEN IG HT’S TARGET T lie Halifax has four Rolls-Royce Merlin engines, a wingspan of l)i)ft. and a length of 70 ft. It carries a heavy bomb load, which is here seen being hauled into position by means of winches. NEAR VIEW OF“ BOM BING-UP” OPERATIONS This photograph, showing the H alifax’s bomb load ready for lifting into the racks, also gives an idea of its huge proportions. Its height from the ground is 22 ft. and a tall man can walk upright through the machine. 122]
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