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Captain Bowen dropping at Grossa aerodrome, 26 June 1918

Photograph, World War One, Italy (1915-1918), 1918.

British and Italian intelligence officers organised trials of a device for dropping a man by parachute through the floor of an Italian Savoia-Pomilio SP4 aircraft. The tests were conducted in front of Allied officers by the Royal Air Force at Grossa and San Pelagio aerodromes in June 1918.

From a collection of photographs collected by Lt Col John Fillis Carré Carter whilst serving in Intelligence in Italy.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2004-06-91-3-8

Copyright/Ownership

Crown Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2004-06-91-3-8