Bochum and Gelsenkirchen

PThomasAF20040016.jpg

Title

Bochum and Gelsenkirchen

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Bochum. Most of the image is obscured by incendiary explosions.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photography of Gelsenkirchen. Two bombs can be seen falling.

Date

1944-11-04
1944-11-05
1944-11-06

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Conforms To

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040016

Transcription

[Photograph]

3513 GLY 4/5.11.44 //NT(C)8” 16500 125° 19 41 30 BOCHUM F F35
[indecipherable] IPEG 36 26CV IHC4000IN 4MC1000DT 2ANM65DT 29.5SECS F/L EVERETT

4/5 November 1944 Night. Bochum.

A photograph taken by F-Freddy of 35 Squadron showing a mass of incendiary bombs getting a very firm hold on the to[sic] town. Aircraft flown by F/Lt Everett. Bomb load. 1 by HC4000lb, 4 by MC1000DT, 2 ANM65DT incendiaries. Height 1 6500’. Heading 125 degrees.

6/11/1944. Gelsenkirchen.

A Photograph taken by T-Tommy of 35 Squadron flown by F/Lt Gooch. Two 1000lb bombs are shown falling on the target. Bomb load. 1 by HC4000lb, 4 by 1000lb 2 by ANM44DT incendiaries & 6 by GP250lb bombs.

[Photograph]

3541 GLY 6.11.44 //8” 18000 [symbol] 075° 13.57 GELSENKIRCHEN D
INC4000IN 4MC1000DT 2ANM44DT 6GP500DT C38 F/L GOOCH T35

Citation

“Bochum and Gelsenkirchen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23006.

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