Operation to Essen

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Title

Operation to Essen

Description

Account of attack on the Pluto Benzol Plant at Gelsenkirchen. Alma Pluto Benzol Plant Gelsenkirchen is underlined. Captioned '23.2.45'.

Date

1945-03

Temporal Coverage

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Type

Format

One Newspaper-cutting

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

NParryHP-161011-010002

Transcription

Other fighter – escorted R.A.F. bombers attacked Essen and the [underlined] Alma Pluto Benzol Plant [/underlined] at [underlined] Gelsenkirchen [/underlined] yesterday afternoon.

Reports coming through on Thursday’s grand-scale attack reveal the destruction or damage of about 200 railway engines and 300 trucks by fighters and fighter-bombers alone.
[inserted] 23-2-45 [/inserted]

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Citation

“Operation to Essen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 18, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10269.

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