Bremen

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Title

Bremen

Description

Top - oblique aerial photograph of Bremen port with river Weser to the left running bottom to top with dock to the right. Pier in between has extensive railway sidings to the left, warehouses in the middle are mainly without roofs but cleared of debris. Dock cranes line the right hand side of this pier. In the distance the river veers to the left with many industrial buildings, chimneys, and cranes visible on the right hand bank. Left bank appears flat and featureless farmland.
Bottom - oblique aerial photograph of a city with many ruined domestic and factory buildings and two tall chimneys. Railway line on embankment running across middle of photograph from left to right appears to be damaged. Foreground shows garden allotments and several large bomb craters are visible among dead trees. Both captioned 'Bremen'. Both submitted with description 'Oblique "Cook's tour" aerial view of Bremen. May 45'.

Date

1945-05

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs mounted on an album page

Conforms To

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Royal Air Force Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘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.

Contributor

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19020006

Citation

“Bremen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 2, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31192.

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