Thirty second operation, Farge

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Title

Thirty second operation, Farge

Description

A note giving brief details of the operation, a newspaper cutting relevant to the operation, and a photograph of Lancaster PO-Y sitting at the end of a runway about to take off.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

Rights

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Format

Handwritten note, photograph and newspaper cutting on an album page

Language

Identifier

PPopeKMJ18010072

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Transcription

[underlined]
Thirty Second Operation
FARGE
Tuesday Night. March 27th 1945.
Airborne 4hrs 45mins
[/underlined]

BIGGEST 10-TON BOMBING
The RAF yesterday carried out their biggest load of ten-ton “Tessies” into the Reich.
For the first time these bombs were used against concrete shelters. Lancasters attacked the U-boat shelters under construction at [inserted] “ [/inserted] [underlined] Farge, [/underlined] [inserted] “ [/inserted] near Vegesack, on the River Weser, and accurate bombing was reported.

[photograph – Lancaster PO-Y on runway]

Citation

“Thirty second operation, Farge,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 14, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9488.

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