Heligoland

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Title

Heligoland

Description

An annotated vertical aerial photograph of naval facilities at Heligoland. U boat pens and a burnt out oil storage facility are marked.

Date

1945-04-23

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One b/w photograph on an album page

Conforms To

Rights

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Identifier

PThomasAF20040030

Transcription

23/4/1945. Heligoland.
[missing letter]n aerial photograph of Heligoland [missing letter]aken after bombing raids in April 1945. The photo shows German Naval installations (U-boat pens) and a [missing letter]urnt out underground oil storage. [missing letter]asses of bomb craters are shown [missing letter]ith the larger being caused by 4000lb bombs.
Heligoland was also bombed very [missing letter]eavily after the end of the war, after all German troops had been evacuated. There were no civilians living on the island during the war.

[photograph]

Citation

“Heligoland,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 25, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23028.

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