Duren

PThomasAF20040017.jpg
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Title

Duren

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photo of Duren as the attack is underway. Two Lancasters can be seen on the right of the image. Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photo of the operation, one minute after the previous image. Two bombs are visible. Photo 3 is a vertical aerial photograph of Duren during the operation. Two bombs and two Lancasters are visible. Photo 4 is a vertical aerial photo of Duren three minutes into the attack. Three bombs are visible falling from the aircraft.

Date

1944-11-16

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Four b/w photographs on two album pages

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040017,
PThomasAF20040018

Transcription

[Photograph]

3603. GLY. 16.11.44 // 8” 14600’ 060° 1534. DUREN. T.
1 NC 4000 IN 4ANM65DT 2ANM44DT 6 MC 500DT. C31SEC P/O MURRELL J35

16/11/1944. A daylight attack on Duren.

A photograph taken by J-Jig of 35 Squadron flown by P/O Murrell. The photograph shows the attack well under way with bombs bursting & fires burning fiercely. Three other Lancasters are shown in the photograph, illustrating the technique of ‘stepping’ aircraft in an attack. Height 16000’. Heading 060 degrees. Bomb load 1 by HC4000lb 4 by ANM65Dt incendiary, 6 by MC500lb.

16/11/44. A daylight attack on Duren.

A photograph taken by C-Charlie of 35 Squadron flown by F/O Douglas. Time 15-35. This photograph is taken one minute later than the upper one & shows the development of the raid. Two 500lb bombs can be seen falling on the target.

[Photograph]

3546 GLY. 16.11.44 // 7” 10000’ [symbol] 048° 1635. DUREN. J.
1 HC 4000 IN. 4 ANM 65DT 2 ANM 44DT 6 MC 500 DT. C31SEC F/O DOUGLAS C35

[Page break]

[Photograph]

3594 GLY 16.11.44. //8” 11000’. 043° 1535. DUREN. W.
1 HC 4000 IN 4 ANM65DT 2ANM 44DT. 6MC500DT C31SEC I.T. KORNEGAY. K35

16/11/1944. A daylight attack on Duren.

A photograph taken by K-Kitty of 35 Squadron flown by Lt. Kornegay (S. Africa) Time 15-35. Height 11000’. The photograph clearly shows other Lancaster aircraft crossing the target with bombs falling from aircraft at higher altitudes.

16/11/1944. A daylight attack on Duren.

A photograph taken by L-Love flown by F/Lt Everett. Time 15-37. this photograph is taken just three minutes after the first one & illustrates the intensity of the attack. Three 500lb bombs can be seen falling on the target.

[Photograph]

3592 GLY. 16.11.44 //8” 9700’ [symbol] 048° 1537.30SEC DUREN. H.
1 HC 4000IN 4ANM65DT 2ANM44DT. C31 SEC. F/L EVERETT. L35.

Citation

“Duren,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 21, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23007.

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