Operations, the railway plan

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Operations, the railway plan

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Top - a note explaining the railway plan in preparation for Operation Overlord, attacks on French railway system.
Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's logbook from 1 March 1944 to 29 March 1944 with operations to Trappes, Le Mans (twice), Brest, Amiens (twice), Contrai and Vaires (Paris).
Top right - short document entitled The Overlord debate about Harris being directed to carry out attacks on 6 marshalling yards in France instead of pointblank directive targets
Bottom - eight short documents giving details of eight operations including numbers and types of aircraft used, results, civilian casualties, other comments, bomber losses if any and minor operations.

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One typed document, one extract from log book and nine printed documents mounted on an album page

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“Operations, the railway plan,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36302.

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