Aerial photograph with a Lancaster



Aerial photograph with a Lancaster


Vertical aerial photograph showing explosions and smoke coming up from what seems to be a power station or oil storage facility. There are two round towers or tanks partially visible through the smoke and the plant is surrounded by bomb-cratered open countryside. Railway lines are in lower right quadrant. A Lancaster flying below has been captured at the bottom of the image.
This resource was submitted with the description 'Target photograph' but the location and date were not stated.



One b/w photograph mounted on an album page


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