Scharnhorst and Gneisenau

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Title

Scharnhorst and Gneisenau

Description

An aerial vertical photograph of a coastline lined with docks and buildings. At the top and inlet with docks and town buildings to its left. Below a peninsular are three docks pointing down and left. A large warship is moored in the bottom dock. Just down the coast a further large warship is moored alongside the coast To the left of the dock area a large number of residential buildings are spread out. Photograph caption '620W/642. 1.P.R.U. 27.5.41. F/20:R'. Captioned 'Scharnhorts & Gniesnoe [sic]'.

To the left a newspaper cutting with disjointed text title 'Coastal Command' with some history of Coastal Command concerning attacks on a ship by Beauforts and Swordfish on 12 February 1942 with both leaders awarded VC. Also attacks against a winter sports centre in Norway frequented by German officers on 18,20 and 22 December 1940.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1941-05-27
1940-12
1942-02-12

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

One b/w photograph mounted on an album page
One partial page typewritten text mounted on an album page

Language

Identifier

PBanksP15010063

Temporal Coverage

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force and Great Britain. Royal Air Force. No 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, “Scharnhorst and Gneisenau,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 19, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1486.

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