Damage descriptions for post operation photographs

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Damage descriptions for post operation photographs

Description

Damage descriptions to go with photographs of Rostock, Genoa, Milan (24 October 1942), Berlin (October 1943 and 8 March 1944) and Munich (24/25 April 1944). Some of the photographs described are not in the collection. Also a description of photograph of visit of Southern Rhodesia premier to 44 Squadron in June 1944.

Relates to photographs C3518, C2397, C3214, C3229, C3206, C3207, C3835, C4192, C4375, CH13328.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Steve Baldwin

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One page typewritten document

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Identifier

PCruickshankG1501-0003

Transcription

M.141/56.

[symbol] C.3518. Fires still burning among about 6 1/2 acres of workshops at the Neptun Shipbuilding Yards, Rostock the day after R.A.F. Bomber Command’s attack.

C.2397. BOSTOCK DAMAGE. This photograph taken from an R.A.F. reconnaissance aircraft, shows clearly the damage inflicted on the Heinkel factory during the raids.

[symbol] C.3214. R.A.F. RAIDS ON GENOA. Damage in the Ansaldo fitting out yard.

C.3229. R.A.F. RAIDS ON GENOA. Gutted buildings in the vicinity of the Ansaldo fitting out yards.

[symbol] C.3206. DURING THE DAYLIGHT ATTACK ON MILAN BY LANCASTERS ON OCTOBER 24th. Stick of incendiaries fall between Viale Imbria and Viale Monte Nere.

C.3207. MILAN. Group of incendiaries across the Via Conca Del Naviglio. Also smoke from growing fires started by other incendiaries.

[symbol] C.3835. BERLIN DAMAGE IN RECENT RAIDS. (Picture issued October, 1943.) Part of the Charlottenburg and Moabit District of Berlin, where damage among a number of works and industrial concerns is concentrated and severe. Several factories are included in the photograph and practically all have suffered extensive damage.

C.4192. DAMAGE IN BERLIN CENTRAL AREAS. (Reconnaissance photograph 8.3.44.) Photograph shows another devastated area – the Moabit district, North West of the Tiergarten. There is overwhelming evidence of a tremendous spread of fire. Left centre is Hansa Platz, and the Spree runs from top right to bottom left of picture.

[symbol] C.4375. MUNICH: BOMB DAMAGE TO NAZI PARTY MEETING PLACE ON THE NIGHT OF 24/25.4.44
PICTURE SHOWS:- The Residenz group of buildings, completely gutted At the bottom can be seen a smaller block of buildings which was also used by the Nazi Party. Two thirds of the roof of this small block has also been destroyed.

[symbol] CH.13328. VISIT OF SOUTHERN RHODESIAN PREMIER TO No. 44 RHODESIAN BOMBER SQUADRON. Picture shows:- The Premier in conversation with Wing Commander F.W. Thompson D.F.C., A.F.C. Officer Commanding Rhodesian Lancaster Squadron, Group Captain Butler O.B.E. and Air Commodore S.L.G. Pope D.F.C., A.F.C. June, 1944.

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Citation

“Damage descriptions for post operation photographs,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 18, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17834.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Rostock
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Genoa
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Milan
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Munich Residenz
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Visit of Southern Rhodesian Premier
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Berlin
This Item dcterms:relation Item: Berlin
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