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Wilhelmine K's account of the events at Hohenzollernstraße 58.

Wilhelm Galenbeck and Karl Bunge's account of the events at Obere Karlsstraße 18, Karlsplatz 2 (Youth Welfare Offices and print shop).

Wilhelm Carl's account of the events at Wildemannsgasse 32.

Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wiesbaden.

Heinz Wiegel's account of the events at Luisenstraße 9 and Große Rosenstraße 21.

Mr Karl L Wickenrode's account of the events at Frankfurter Straße, Weinbergbunker, Marstall and Kaufunger Straße.

Newspaper cutting with map of Germany and parts of Poland and Hungary with locations of prisoner of war camps, towns/cities and Allied Fronts.

Recounts meeting three men named John Mitchell in the space of a few weeks. The first was a signals officer at RAF Spilsby when the author was a wireless operator on Lancaster. He relates some of his experiences surviving two tours on Whitley and…

Two target photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Westkapelle dyke which was bombed to flood Walchern Island, which was below sea level.
Photo 2 is a night attack on Dortmund, most of the image obscured by anti-aircraft fire and target indicators.

A planning chart covering the UK and Western Germany. Rex Searle's operations are annotated on it.


Oblique aerial photograph of a city with much bomb damage. Submitted with caption 'Wesel Cooks tour'. Willibrordi Cathedral is to far left centre.

Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph of Wesel during an attack. The town is obscured by cloud and the bombers used Gee-H. There are tracks of a bomber going down in flames and exploding on contact with the ground. Photo 2 is a vertical aerial…

Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wesel.

An oblique aerial photograph, just catching the starboard engines of the aircraft, is labelled as Wesel, showing almost total destruction of buildings. The prominent building top middle is Berliner Tor. The cleared road leading to it and around it,…

Aerial inclined photograph showing a town with almost all buildings damaged or completely destroyed. In the foreground parkland with trees and a few scattered damaged buildings. There are a number of bomb craters visible. In the centre the main part…

On the left an aerial inclined photograph of a badly damaged town. The the foreground a open area with few standing buildings, large areas of rubble and occasional bomb craters. In the bottom right quadrant a road circles a small wooded area. There…

Photo 1 and 2 are vertical aerial photographs of Wesel during the attack. The first image is at the start of the bombing and one explosion can be seen. In the second image, one minute later, there are many explosions.

Target photograph of Wesel. Obscured by light streaks and bomb explosions, No clear detail visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '4854 SKELL.23/24.3.45//NT(C)8" 11000' 030° 2237 WESEL.Q 8MC1000.TD. 6ANM65TD 21SECS.F/O.ROOCROFT.Q.61.'. On the reverse…

Low level oblique aerial photographs of Wesel. Extensive bomb damage is visible in both images.

Propaganda leaflet aimed at German population asking who said Germany would never be bombed. On the reverse are several images of Goering and the names of six cities already bombed.
'Wer hat gesagt –
“Vor allem werde ich
Dafur sorgen, dass der…

Two pictures of Wellington 'HA-A', parked on grass. Left image from rear quarter with two wheeled equipment in foreground and two men under the starboard wing. Right image from the front quarter with a man crouching by boarding ladder under the…

Herbert Backe will need to increase rationing: more countries to look after; limited cereals from Balkans and none from Ukraine; fewer pork and potato supplies. Claims government will feed population with turnips, as under Wilhelm II.


Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for four configurations. Annotated 'Stuttgart' at top.

Covers period 28 January 1944 to 4 February 1944. Lists units for long range bombers, long range recce, fighter bomber, twin engine fighters, tactical recce and coastal. Followed by short note of disposition of fighters on western front. Follows a…

Article headlines: 'We raid Berlin twice in a day', Goering is "Blown Off the Air" by RAF, explosions heard over wireless, only one bomber missing. Recounts two daylight attacks on Berlin on 10th anniversary of Nazi Germany. Operation carried out by…
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