John Pope - Stuka dive bombers

Running time
56 sec
Date made
Copyright
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

The Stukas were a source of, they called them dive bombers anyway and when they dive bombed, they had sort of sirens that they used to put on them and made the most frightening noise you can imagine and so even before the bombs started leaving the aircraft there was this horrible noise, oh, you know, they were just about on top of you anyway and then the bombs came. The strafing was pretty severe. That dreadful noise that they made as they… [makes noise] … made a lot more noise than that.

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