Donges Oil Refinery, France

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Title

Donges Oil Refinery, France

Description

Two reconnaissance photographs of the Donges oil refinery, near Nantes in France before and after the bombing operations.
The photographs were released for publication in newspapers.
The second photograph shows extensive damage with many buildings, oil silos and transport links destroyed. A capsized ship is visible to the right of the jetty into the Loire river. Several bomb craters lie on the line of the railway to the left of the refinery.

Date

1944-08-01

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Two b/w photographs

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PPappinJ1709, PPappinJ1710, PPappinJ1711, PPappinJ1712

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Donges Oil Refinery, France,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35371.

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