Flushing and Bonn

PFordTA17040019.jpg

Title

Flushing and Bonn

Description

Two vertical aerial photographs from an album. Photo 1 is of Flushing where a dyke was breached. Some flooding is visible according to the caption. Photo 2 is of Bonn showing in the city in great detail at the start of the attack. it is annotated 'Gee H'.

Date

1944-10-18
1944-10-21

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs on an album page

Conforms To

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

PFordTA17040019

Transcription

BELOW :- 75 Sqdn bombed German gun positions covering the Scheldt at Flushing. We ran into the target in line ahead, not the best [deleted letter] method considering the accuracy of the light flak. The photo shows some of the flooding.

[Photograph]
2010 MEP. 21.10.44// 8 8,000 [symbol] 130° 1238
FLUSHING N 14 x 1000.C 24 SECS. F/O FORD. Y.75

[Photograph]
1978 MEP 18.10.44// 8 17,000 [symbol] 320° 1100
Bonn L. 1 X 8000 5 X 304 x CP NO 14 T.I. 3 SECS F/O FORD. R.75

ABOVE :- The attack on BONN (on the Rhine) was made by sqdns using instruments and leading other sqdns in vics of three or boxes of four. We arrived early, just as the first bombs were exploding near the centre of the town. [Inserted] Gee H [/inserted]

Citation

“Flushing and Bonn,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24024.

Item Relations

This item has no relations.