On this day in history

October 31st 1944

Nine Mosquito aircraft of 487 (NZ) Squadron RAF take part in a daylight precision attack on the Gestapo Headquarters at Aarhus, Denmark. Swooping in at tree-top height, they achieved complete surprise and within 11 minutes succeeded in completely destroying two buildings containing German intelligence records on Danish resistance activities.

Aarhus raid
Aarhus raid, October 31st 1944

With thanks to TPM Affiliate Robert Peel.

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