Koblenz, flight engineer and Lancaster

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Title

Koblenz, flight engineer and Lancaster

Description

Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a target photograph of a night attack on Koblenz. All detail is obscured by target indicators and incendiaries.
Photo 2 is Terry's flight engineer seen from the bomb aimer's position.
Photo 3 is a Lancaster dropping bombs on Gelsenkirchen 23.11.44
A second scan of the same page has missing text.

Date

1944-11-06
1944-11-07

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Three b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

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Transcription

[Photograph] [inserted] 5 B [/inserted]
2225 MEP 6/7.11.44//NT(C) 8” 19,000 127° 1931 KOBLENZ Q
IHC 4000IN 14CP14. 28 SECS F/O FORD. Q. 75

ABOVE :- Pin-point marking was achieved by the use of GH instruments on KOBLENZ. A few green T.Is and burning incendiaries are to be seen on the photo’. It was a clear night & the junction of the Moselle and Rhine was clearly visible.
ABOVE RIGHT :- Flight Engineer from the Bomb Aimer’s position. BELOW RIGHT :- Aircraft ahead of us releasing its bombs on GELSENKIRCHEN over 10/10ths cloud. 23/11/44.

[Photograph]

Gelsenkirchen
[Photograph]

Citation

“Koblenz, flight engineer and Lancaster,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 21, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23982.

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