Essen and Cologne

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Title

Essen and Cologne

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph captioned Essen but it is 100% cloud covered. At the top are explosions and a Lancaster at a lower level. Caption '3424 KRN 11-3-45//8" 19000 042° 1505 ESSEN K I.H.C. 4000IN. 12ANM.64.4GP.250.DT.C.36 SECS F/O BONSALL K 166'

Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Cologne. The river is visible but about a third of the image is obscured by bomb explosions. The clear sections have great detail of industrial area, street patterns and railways. F/O Bonsall is captioned as pilot in both images. Caption '3315KRN. 2-3-45//8" 17000' 090° 1000 COLOGNE K I HC 4000 IN 12ANM64 4GP250 DTC 34 SECS F/O BONSALL K166'

Date

1945-03

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Format

Two b/w photographs from a scrapbook

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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PJacksonCP1803

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Essen and Cologne,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18588.

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