Thirteenth and fourteenth operations Urft Dam and Munich

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Thirteenth and fourteenth operations Urft Dam and Munich

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Handwritten notes giving brief details of the operations and a newspaper cutting relevant to the Munich operation titled 'RAF out in force, says Berlin'.

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Three handwritten notes and a newspaper cutting on an album page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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[underlined] ERFT DAM [/underlined]
Due to thick cloud over target unable to bomb. Bomb load brought back.

[underlined]
Thirteenth Operation.
ERFT. DAM.
Monday Afternoon December 11th 1944
Airborne 4hrs 50mins
[/underlined]

[underlined]
Fourteenth Operation.
MUNICH
Sunday Night. December 17th 1944.
Airborne 9hrs 20mins
[/underlined]

RAF Out In Force, Says Berlin
German radio said today that Allied bombers were over industrial areas of Western Germany, including Westphalia, Hanover, Brunswick and the Rhine Valley, in force last night.
Through the night German forces radio network maintained a minute-to-minute raid warning service. Places mentioned included Osnabruck and Coblenz.
[inserted] X [/inserted] Describing damage done to Munich [inserted] x17.12.44x [/inserted] “in the last two heavy British night attacks” a Nazi broadcaster said :”Munich as a coherent unit has ceased to exist. The unity of place has been destroyed.”

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“Thirteenth and fourteenth operations Urft Dam and Munich,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9404.

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