Tours

PThomasAF20040013.jpg

Title

Tours

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Tours. The city is visible but there are incendiary tracks blotting out much of the detail.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing of Tours. Explosions can be seen and a searchlight.

Date

1944-07-12
1944-07-13

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Conforms To

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040013

Transcription

[Photograph]

2916 GLY. 12/13/7/44//NT.8” 8500 [symbol] 080° 0046
TOURS W 8x1000. C21SEC P/O TROPMAN. U35.

12/13 July Night 1944. Tours.

A night attack on this target timed at 00-45 height 8500’. The incendiary tracks appear to be wavy lines caused by the aircraft weaving. Photograph taken by U-Uncle of 35 Squadron flown by P/O Tropman.

[Photograph]

2013 GLY. 12/13.7.44//NT8” 9000’ [symbol] 050° 0050 18
TOURS P. 8 x 1000 C21SEC. F/L BERNDSSON. P35

12/13 July Night. Tours.

This second photograph shows the raid developing, timed at 00-50 height 9000’. The aiming point is marked in red. Gun flashes can be seen, also a searchlight. Photograph taken by P-Peter of 35 Squadron flown by F/Lt Berndsson.

Citation

“Tours,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23003.

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