Laon, Edward King's 5th operation of his tour.

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Title

Laon, Edward King's 5th operation of his tour.

Description

Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on this and a later operation. The expected H2S return over the target, a newspaper clipping from the Evening News April 11th 1944, speculating that the Bomber Command four engined aircraft had been diverted onto a campaign to destroy communications in support of the forthcoming invasion.

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Date

1944-04-10

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Format

One handwritten document, a navigation plot, H2S plot, two b/w photographs, newspaper clipping

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SKingEJ182986v10028, SKingEJ182986v10029, SKingEJ182986v10030, SKingEJ182986v10031, SKingEJ182986v10032, SKingEJ182986v10033

Citation

Edward King, “Laon, Edward King's 5th operation of his tour.,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34399.

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