Bordeaux and Lancasters bombing

PFOMetheringhamAF19040026.jpg

Title

Bordeaux and Lancasters bombing

Description

Top - target photograph showing Bordeaux with Garonne river top right. Captioned '2005 METH 11.8.44//8". 18,000" 010 degrees, `16.33, BORDEAUX E. 6x2000. C. 36 sec. F/O MEREDITH E/106'. Submitted with description 'Target photo of Bordeaux on 11th Aug 1944, taken from Lancaster PB248, ZN-E. Captain: F/O D W Meredith (RCAF)'.
Bottom air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster on the right dropping bombs. In the distance lower left another Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Photo showing two unidentified Lancasters on bombing run, the closer aircraft releasing bombs'.

Date

1944-08-11

Temporal 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.

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19040026

Citation

“Bordeaux and Lancasters bombing,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31268.

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