Cologne operation

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Title

Cologne operation

Description

Article 1: Cologne a mass of fires, pilots impression of war's greatest raid, ground defences baffled by huge bombing effort. Mentions reprisal attack on Canterbury. Sections headed: pageant-like smoothness, a perfect raid, like a beacon, empire crews, answer to Cologne. Article 2: night turned into day, hundreds of fires. Article 3: Until the goal is achieved, Bomber Command's reply to Mrs Churchill.

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-06-02

Contributor

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Format

Three newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

Language

Type

Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v10004

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
Cologne operation
Description
Article 1: Cologne a mass of fires, pilots impression of war's greatest raid, ground defences baffled by huge bombing effort. Mentions reprisal attack on Canterbury. Sections headed: pageant-like smoothness, a perfect raid, like a beacon, empire crews, answer to Cologne. Article 2: night turned into day, hundreds of fires. Article 3: Until the goal is achieved, Bomber Command's reply to Mrs Churchill.

Citation

“Cologne operation,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20831.

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