Dortmund and Cologne

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Title

Dortmund and Cologne

Description

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is three or four aircraft turning to port after bombing Dortmund. Aircraft shadows confuse the numbers involved.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of the marshalling yards at Nordfalk, Cologne.
Photo 3 is a 'scarecrow' explosion of a Lancaster during the Cologne operation.
A fourth photo is missing.

Date

1944-11-14
1944-11-27

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Type

Format

Three b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PFordTA17040001

Transcription

[three black and white photographs]
1. ABOVE:- Aircraft ahead of us turning to port after releasing their load on DORTMUND 14/11/44
2. BELOW:- Squadron returning to the ‘drome in December, 1944. [photo missing]
3. BELOW RIGHT:- A ‘scarecrow’ exploded on our starboard bow as we were running up to bomb the marshalling yards at NORDFALK (on the opposite bank of the Rhine to Cologne) 27/11/44
4. ABOVE RIGHT:- The target photo of the same attack. An autobahn, railway lines, scattered bombing ( the larger puffs being 4,000lb cookies) are clearly visible.

Citation

“Dortmund and Cologne,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 3, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23968.

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