Homberg and Hohembudberg

PThomasAF20040023.jpg

Title

Homberg and Hohembudberg

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Homberg. Bombs can be seen exploding in the town at the early stages of the attack.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Hohembudberg, Duisberg. It shows a night attack with incendiary bombs burning on the ground.

Date

1944-11-08
1945-02-08
1945-02-09

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

PThomasAF20040023

Transcription

[Photograph]
[inserted] 1250 yds 200° [/inserted]
38
936 MEW.8.11.44 /8” 18,000’ 121 1032 HOMBERG B.
IHC 4000IN-16x4 IFRGS C 35 SECS F/O WHITEN. E 149.

8/11/1944. Homberg.

Target indicators show up clearly in this photograph with bombs exploding in the Town. Photo taken very early in the attack. Time 10-32. Height 18000’. Aircraft E-Easy of 149 Squadron flown by Flying-Officer Whiten. The aiming point is marked in blue.

8/9th February 1945. Hohenbudberg.

Photograph shows a night attack on this target developing. Incendiary bombs are burning on the ground, but target indicators are not visible. Time 06-21. Height 19500’. Bomb load- 1 HC4000lb, 9 ANM64DT incendiary containers, 4 by GP250lb. D?Dog [sic] of 149 Squadron.

[Photograph]
1534 MEW 8/9.2.45/NI (C) 8” 19500’ OSI 0621 HOHENBUDBERG-Di
IHC 4000 IN 9ANM64DT 4GP250DT 2TIR F31 SECS Di.149

Citation

“Homberg and Hohembudberg,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23011.

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