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PPowellNI19030014.jpg
Target photograph showing town streets and explosions centre and bottom centre. Captioned '2698 104/71 11/12 Mar 45 F8 NT//8000 ft 240 degrees Verona, D 4x1000, 8x500 Mk III 22 F/O Ward (F/O Scott B/A) P.'.

PPowellNI19030008.jpg
Vertical aerial target photograph of Trento. Some ground details, mainly roads, are visible as is open countryside. In the upper part are several light trails from ordnance. It is captioned:
2829 104/90. 8/9-APR-45. F8". NT.//9,500'.→[redacted]…

PPowellNI19030002.jpg
Target photograph showing explosions. Captioned '2969 104/101, 25/26 Apr 45, F8//NT 9200 ft, >255 degrees.22.47 Freilassing, G 2x1000, 10x500 Mk III 21 F/O Ward (F/O Scott B/A) R'. Two versions of the same image.

PCuthillCR1804.jpg
Target photograph for an operation to Cologne. It shows clouds of smoke rising up from several locations on the ground. Residential areas and roads are visible, as are some bomb craters in the fields. It is annotated '3B' and captioned:
'[…

PCowellLG1709.jpg
Aerial oblique photograph of a river flowing from bottom left to right middle. A bridge is visible.

PPerryWRP17050009.jpg
Top left - view looking down from aircraft of a city below. Captioned 'Tel Aviv, Palestine from 10,000 ft'.
Top right - view of secluded garden with trees and building in background. Captioned '"little bit of heaven" at Shaibah, behind officer's…

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Image shows open countryside with Route National 158 between Caen and Falaise. Captioned '4425HLM.14-8-44//8" 6000 >140 degrees 1444 Tractable 22 RD, B16x500 c 23 secs F/S Jubb M76'.

Identification kindly provided by Ray Moroney of the Finding the…

PDoxseyJA18010045.jpg
Part of town with open countryside beyond.

PDoxseyJA18010043.jpg
View of residential part of town with open countryside beyond.

PDoxseyJA18010039.jpg
View of part of a town with residential buildings, from the air.

P78Sqn17070004.jpg
Target photograph shows glare and explosions. Built up area roads are faintly visible. Captioned '252.BTN 7/8-6-44//NT F/8, 5000, 080 degrees, 01.13, JUVISY RD, C, 19x500, F/L DAVIES, U78'. Submitted in folder titled 'U-Uncle Target Images'.

PWilsonH1508.jpg
Reconnaissance photograph at low level of goods yard with significant bomb damage with craters and destroyed buildings throughout. A drained canal runs top to bottom with large barge aground against quay and another smaller pair tied together at top.…

PFOMetheringhamAF19050006.jpg
Side by side reconnaissance photographs showing an industrial area with buildings, roads and towards the right, some railway sidings. This industrial area is orientated from lower left to top right. Chimney smoke is seen on the left hand photograph.…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040026.jpg
Top - target photograph showing Bordeaux with Garonne river top right. Captioned '2005 METH 11.8.44//8". 18,000" 010 degrees, `16.33, BORDEAUX E. 6x2000. C. 36 sec. F/O MEREDITH E/106'. Submitted with description 'Target photo of Bordeaux on 11th Aug…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040012.jpg
Target photograph of industrial area top right with roads and buildings. Captioned '324 METH. 25/26.3.44//NT 5", 6,600 ft, LYONS RD.W.18x30, W/C PIERCY. Z/106'. Submitted with description 'Target photo of of the Signa aero engine works, Lyons, taken…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040008.jpg
Top - four airmen, two wearing greatcoats, one battledress and one flying jacket, two with shovels, standing in line in snow in front of a Lancaster. Other aircraft parked in the distance behind. Submitted with description 'Clearing snow, RAF…

PFOMetheringhamAF19020011.jpg
Top - reconnaissance photograph of a almost totally destroyed industrial facility. A few buildings towards the top of the photograph appear intact. Captioned 'Zeitz oil refinery. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of Zeltz [sic] oil refinery…

PFOMetheringhamAF19020006.jpg
Top - oblique aerial photograph of Bremen port with river Weser to the left running bottom to top with dock to the right. Pier in between has extensive railway sidings to the left, warehouses in the middle are mainly without roofs but cleared of…

PFOMetheringhamAF19020004.jpg
Top - oblique aerial photograph of a city with many damaged buildings. Captioned 'Hamburg'.
Bottom - oblique aerial photograph of a city showing park in centre and main roads running bottom right to left. Damaged buildings in foreground. Both…

PSayFD17010003.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a vast expanse of land. An industrial plant surrounded by storage tanks can be seen in the middle, branch line bottom right.

PMcDermottC16020084.jpg
An air-to-air photograph of 14 B-25 Mitchells in flight. They are flying over a cultivated valley, set between low hills.

PMcDermottC16020068.jpg
Three photographs of Dortmund residential areas. Only skeletons of buildings are remaining.

Identification kindly provided by Ludger Keiser of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook group.

PMooreD16070025.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman standing to attention, captioned 'Tough boy Bailey'.
Photo 2 is a tower of three airmen on shoulders, watched by two others and captioned 'The Rivers Indian rope trick'. Behind is an Anson.
Photo…

PJonesWC18020135.jpg
Vertical aerial photograph of part of Hamburg showing bomb damage. Two large buildings and some smaller ones remain standing while most have been either destroyed completely or gutted. The upper, right area appears to be residential, though few…

PJonesWC18020132.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Bremen.
The photo is captioned '(T) Ched 23.5.45//7" J 218'.
On the reverse 'Crown Copyright Reserved' and 'Bremen'.
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