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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03-09"

Show open countryside on right with built up area on left.

Thanks her for letter and parcel. Was glad she liked photograph. Comments that he had started the real work now. Mud and snow had hardened up but had trouble getting transport to nearest town. Was getting expert and hitchhiking.

Top - a note explaining the railway plan in preparation for Operation Overlord, attacks on French railway system.
Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's logbook from 1 March 1944 to 29 March 1944 with operations to Trappes, Le Mans (twice), Brest,…

Reg writes that not much has happened. He sends his wishes to friends at home.

Target photograph with indistinct ground but several bombs visible centre left and centre. Caption mostly unreadable '[....], 9/10.3.44, Marignane P. 1 x 4000, 5 x 1000, 19s [..]'.

Target photograph of Marseille/ Marignane. Partially obscured by ball of light and light streaks. Rural area, field pattern and roads visible. Captioned '5B', '190 SKELL 9/10-3-44//NT. 5" 8250' [arrow] 126° 0131 MARSEILLES/MARIGANE. X. 25X30.…

Target photograph of Marignane. No detail visible, almost completely obscured. Captioned '8', '244 FISK.9/10/3/44.//NT.8" 10000.[arrow][heading and time censored] MARIGNANE RD.. 1X4000. 5X 100. 21secs [censored] B/50'. On the reverse ' [underlined]…
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