Wizernes

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Title

Wizernes

Description

Sequence of six target photographs taken from the same aircraft at intervals during drop of tallboy. In the first image the bomb is visible in the bottom left quadrant, slightly further to the right in the second and in the third. The town bottom right in the first image moves the centre over the sequence. There is an extensively cratered area to the right of the town. All images are captioned with a number starting 199 and 'W.S., 24.6.44, 8", 16700, 122 degrees, E1., F., 617'. Sequence numbers 199-204. On the reverse in order '51:96/4 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9'.

Date

1944-06-24

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Six b/w photographs

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘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.

Identifier

MCheshireGL72021-181210-050008, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050009, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050010, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050011, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050014, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050015, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050016, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050017, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050018, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050019, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050020, MCheshireGL72021-181210-050021

Collection

Citation

“Wizernes,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16595.

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