Halberstadt CL.II "Brünhilde"; Armament, WWI, Bombs, Germany. [digital image]

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Collection Item Summary:

Close-up left side view of Halberstadt CL.II "Brünhilde" (of unit Schlasta 27b) on the ground showing armaments being loaded. Ground crewman at left hands 1.9 kg granatewerfer "Fliegermaus" bombs to the observer standing in the cockpit. Box affixed to the side of the aircraft holds stielhandgranate "potato-masher" hand grenades; a belt holding flare cartridges is draped across the rear deck being the cockpit.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Military Aircraft
  • World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 1917

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Digital images

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A08855

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