Targets and A&AEE Boscombe Down

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Title

Targets and A&AEE Boscombe Down

Description

Left page title 'Targets'

Top left - a note 'got to here'. Top right - an aerial oblique view of a city-scape with some large buildings and some damage visible. Captioned 'Essen' on the reverse 'Essen'.

Middle - an aerial oblique view of a town with open farmland beyond. Bottom right an aircraft propeller. Captioned 'Aachen'. On the reverse 'Aachen'.

Bottom - an aerial oblique view of a city with a large church centre left and large buildings in the centre. Captioned 'Antwerp'.

Right page title 'A&AEE Boscombe Down'.

Top left - head and shoulders view of two aircrew wearing battledress and side caps. Stephen Dawson is on the left. In the background part of an aircraft. Captioned 'E/O Paddy Riley'. Top right - head and shoulders view of two aircrew, one wearing battledress and the other a flying jacket. Stephen Dawson is on the right. In the background two men and part of an aircraft. Captioned 'Cliff Whatmore (bomb aimer)'. On the reverse a sketch map of location of the Savoy Hotel.

Centre - full length view of four aircrew in battledress or flying suits, all wearing side caps standing in front of an aircraft. Captioned 'Before dropping the first live "Tallboy large" - 22000 lbs'.

Bottom left - two aircrew viewed through the side cockpit window of a Lancaster. Below the cockpit a row of bomb symbols. Captioned 'Pilot Shaw, engineer Barrowman'. Bottom right - head and shoulders image of Stephen Dawson in shirt and tie. Captioned 'I.F.F. Photo for forged identity card for escape purposes'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Format

Left page a note and three b/w photographs oriented with tops towards centre of page. Right page five b/w photographs. All mounted on two album pages

Identifier

PDawsonSR16010390, PDawsonSR16010391, PDawsonSR16010392, PDawsonSR16010393, PDawsonSR16010394, PDawsonSR16010395, PDawsonSR16010396, PDawsonSR16010397, PDawsonSR16010398, PDawsonSR16010399, PDawsonSR16010400, PDawsonSR16010401

Temporal Coverage

Citation

“Targets and A&AEE Boscombe Down,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6795.

Item Relations

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