Reconnaissance photograph, post bombing, Cham, Germany

PAllenBW1805.jpg
PAllenBW1806.jpg

Title

Reconnaissance photograph, post bombing, Cham, Germany

Description

Reconnaissance photograph of a small town in an agricultural location. A river is winding through the left hand side of the photograph, and a road runs top to bottom. Between the road and the river is a railway line. Several trains can be seen in a station. The area to the top left is heavily cratered, and the railway line has been destroyed. The right hand half of the photograph consists mostly of fields. The photograph is captioned in the top margin; 106G. 5384. 19APR45. F36//541 SQDN with an arrow pointing right. 3120. Caption on the photograph itself; CHAM M/Y K4293 IMMED DIST 23E with a simplified compass rose indicating North to the right of the photograph. The bottom margin is captioned; PRIN 30 BY BASE LAB 325TH PHOTO WING RCN. The reverse has a stamp, Intelligence, RAF Station Spilsby, dated 1945-04-23. Handwritten JMB. There is a sticker on the reverse, 'Initials Joyce Brotherton I/O Spilsby',

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-04-19
1945-04-23

Rights

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Format

One b/w photograph

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Identifier

PAllenBW1805, PAllenBW1806

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Citation

325th Photographic Wing Base Lab, “Reconnaissance photograph, post bombing, Cham, Germany,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16324.

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