Trappes, Edward King's 14th operation of his tour

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Title

Trappes, Edward King's 14th operation of his tour

Description

Six items, Edward's description of the operation to the railway centre, commenting on the thunderstorms encountered, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target with their track marked, a press cutting captioned 'Wrecked locomotives at Trappes railway yards'. This has two ground level photographs showing locomotives and track having been badly damaged. Another press cutting is an air to ground of the yard with text describing the damage from an earlier raid in March 1944. A newspaper cutting describing the previous nights air activity including an attack on Trappes where the bombing was so accurate that it extinguished the Target indicators and the target had to be remarked.

Creator

Date

1944-05-31
1944-06-01

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

A handwritten document, a navigation plot, H2S plot, three press and newspaper clippings

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

SKingEJ182986v10061, SKingEJ182986v10062, SKingEJ182986v10063, SKingEJ182986v10064, SKingEJ182986v10066, SKingEJ182986v10068

Citation

Edward King, “Trappes, Edward King's 14th operation of his tour,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34253.

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