Lockheed Hudson bombing merchant ship

Merchant ship hit by bombs dropped from a Lockheed Hudson

Bombs exploding on a German merchant ship, having been dropped from a Lockheed Hudson at a height of 8000 feet using the Sperry bomb sight.

Taken from Coastal Command, 1939-1942, HMSO, published 1943, p.128

Lockheed Hudson Aircraft in WWII, Andrew Hendrie, Crowood Press. A look at the development of the Hudson, and its career with the RAF, USAAF, RNZAF and RAAF. Covers the anti-submarine and anti-shipping uses of the Hudson, as well at its role in Air-Sea Rescue and special operations. The text is supported by a good collection of first hand accounts.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 April 2007), Lockheed Hudson bombing merchant ship, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_lockheed_hudson6.html

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