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Bombing Bulgarian Strongholds: Allied Airmen's Activities

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~f3 !i ý a 3 ii DURING A BOMBARDMENT: THE BULGARIAN TOWN PETRKCH, ONE OF THE ENEMY’S PLACES OF CONCENTRATION I NEAR THE GREEK FRONTIER. _ _


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As the Salonika official commmuqugi aod other published telegrams from the Balkan front record from time to time, numerous air-attacks by ‘planes, British and French, and also Serbian, are being madq on and behind the enemy’s lines. They were begun some time before the opening of the fighting now going on along the front at various points. The upper illustration, reproducing a French official photograph, shows in progress one of several air-attacks by a squadron of ‘planes on the Bulgarian frontier town of Petrich, which at the time formed an important point of concentration for the enemy’s forces


Aftr the bombardment, during which the photograph in question was taken, the French observers counted no fewer than twenty-seven places, apparently magazines and store- houses in the town, which were on fre. In the lower illustration is seen an aviator’s view of the former Serbian town of Monastir while in the occupation of the enemy. The photograph-also a French official one-was taken at a comparatively low altitude, to which the observer hbad descended in order to make sure of his bombs hitting only buildings in use by the enemy as amnmunition and store houses, or as barracks.



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