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Night Raid 1917

This painting, by Christopher Nevinson, shows an aircraft resembling a Short Admiralty Type 184 on a night bombing raid. Ahead of the aircraft are bursts of anti-aircraft gunfire. The Royal Naval Air Service carried out the first night bombing raid on a German artillery post on 21 December 1914.

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