Berlin Short Wave Station Charlottenburg

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Title

Berlin Short Wave Station Charlottenburg

Description

Reconnaissance photograph of the short wave radio station at Charlottenburg, Berlin. Small amount of bomb damage is visible, with a few roofless buildings, The radio mast (Funkturm) can be seen by its shadow from its base at the right towards the centre. The oval Sommergarten is to the left and the paved Hammarskjoldplatz to the top.
The image is intended for publication in newspapers. Typed caption on reverse reads:

RELEASE DATE - TUESDAY'S DAILIES APRIL 18th 44
British Official Photograph 0.4272
Air Ministry Photograph XF
Crown copyright reserved

DAMAGE TO BERLIN SHORT WAVE STATION

Picture shows - damage to the Charlottenburg short wave transmitting station, Berlin is revealed by a New R.A.F. reconnaissance of Berlin after recent Allied attacks. Several of the buildings have suffered damage and the long shadow cast by the mast can be clearly seen. (top centre)
P.N.A. April 16th 44. Tel. No. Cen. 7881
FOR PUBLICATION IN TUESDAY'S DAILIES APRIL 18th 44.

Date

1944-04-18

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Type

Format

One b/w photograph with typed paper caption on reverse

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Rights

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Identifier

PPappinJ1703, PPappinJ1704

Transcription

[photograph]

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[underlined] RELEASE DATE – TUESDAY'S DAILIES APRIL 18th 44. [/underlined]
BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH C.4272 XF
AIR MINISTRY PHOTOGRAPH
CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED.

DAMAGE TO BERLIN SHORT-WAVE STATION.

Picture shows – Damage to the Charlottenburg short-wave radio transmitting station, Berlin, is revealed by a New R.A.F. reconnaissance of Berlin, after recent Allied Attacks. Several of the buildings have suffered damage, and the long shadow cast by the radio mast can be clearly seen P.N.A. APRIL 16th 44. Tel. No. Cen. 7881. (top centre)
[underlined] FOR PUBLICATION IN TUESDAY'S DAILIES. APRIL 18th 44. [/underlined]

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Berlin Short Wave Station Charlottenburg,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35368.

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