apostlesofmercy: “ Manhandling a lb Tallboy earthquake bomb at an RAF base sometime in late These monsters were devised by the British Engineer Barnes Wallis - also father of the bouncing bomb - and dropped by Avro Lancasters on whatever.
The Bomb of the RAF lives up to its nickname “Grand Slam”. The picture shows one leaving a Lancaster bomber during an attack on the famous viaduct at Arnsberg, south east of Hamm, on March and another picture showing the bomb exploding on the target.
"In this sense, aerial photographs confirm the wartime rhetoric that Japanese cities were ‘bombed into nothingness’ by obscuring or denying altogether the presence of civilians below." -What Tokyo looked like in [Image: U.