Messerschmitt Bf 109 shoots down barrage balloon

Messerschmitt Bf 109 shoots down barrage balloon

Photograph of a Messerschmitt Bf 109 soon after it shot down a barrage balloon. The picture was taken off the Kent coast on 14 August 1940.
Messerschmitt Bf 109: Pt. 1, John R. Beaman, Jr. This work provides a good technical history of the 109, tracing the development of the fighter from the early prototypes up to the 109E, the model used during the Battle of Britain. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (15 May 2007), Messerschmitt Bf 109 shoots down barrage balloon, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_bf109_balloon.html

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