Koblenz and Homberg

PThomasAF20040025.jpg

Title

Koblenz and Homberg

Description

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Koblenz. The river can be seen and falling sticks of incendiaries.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Homberg. The image is very clear with only a few explosions hiding the detail.

Date

1944-11-02
1944-11-06
1944-11-07

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

PThomasAF20040025

Transcription

[photograph]
917 MEW6/7.11.44/NT(c)B°17000’136° 1935 KOBLENZ.W.
1HC4000IN.3F. 29. SECS W149

6/7th November 1944. Koblenz,
The photograph clearly shows stickes [sic] of burning incendiaries. The kink is caused by the aircraft weaving. The river Rhine can be seen. Photograph taken by W of 149 Squadron. Time 19-35 hours. Height 17000’. Heading 136 degrees.

2/11/1944. Homberg.
A photograph taken by aircraft X-X ray of 149 Squadron showing the start of an attack. Time 14-02. Height 19600’.
Heading 205 degrees. Bomb load – 1 HC4000lb 6ANM65DT incendiary, 5 MC500lb and 2 by GP500lb bombs.

[photograph]
822 MEW.2.11.44// 8”-19600’ 205° 1402. HOMBERG P
INC.4000IN 6ANM65OT 5MC500DT.2GP500LD.2FG C57.SECS X149

Citation

“Koblenz and Homberg,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23023.

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