Wesel and Essen

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Title

Wesel and Essen

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground. Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Essen. There is an enormous explosion with no detail visible on the ground.

Date

1944-10-25
1945-02-19

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Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PThomasAF20040020

Transcription

[black and white photograph]
Title
Target photographs of Wesel and Essen
Description
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of a raid on Essen. There is an enormous explosion with no detail visible on the ground.

Citation

“Wesel and Essen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23009.

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