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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-08"

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Reconnaissance photograph showing open countryside with fields. Road runs top left to middle right and another from middle to bottom. The whole bottom half of the image is covered with craters. On the reverse 'WATTEN. THE WHOLE TARGET AREA HAS BEEN…

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Reconnaissance photograph showing entrance of railway tunnel with large crater just above. Two other craters on approach line with others to the left and right. On the reverse '8.7.44, W.S. G94, 51:92/20'.

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President Roosevelt, speaking on behalf of the Allies, solemnly promises that all Holocaust perpetrators will be prosecuted. This applies not only to the leaders but to the ranks and file who carried out their orders, in Germany and elsewhere. Those…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Also includes timings, Window, heights and wave times. On the reverse notes on marking and spoof attack by Mosquito with location.

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Lists next of kin for crew missing 7/8 July 1944. Captain was Rhodesian. Page is scribbled over in blue pencil.

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Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Partially obscured by light streaks. Road and field patterns visible, but no clear detail. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1231 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 015° 0117 ST.L.D'ESSERENT…

PHouriganM18030181.jpg
Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Obscured by smoke, dust and light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1230 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT 8" 14000' [arrow] 024° 0121 ST.L.D'ESSERENT RD.D.11X1000,4X500.C25secs.P/O CURPHEY D.50'. On the reverse…

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Lists 18 crews and aircraft for operations on night 7/8 July 1944. Five standby crews are allocated aircraft 'U G Z X F'. all aircraft have a figure '65' annotated except two which have '59' and one with 'MC'. Included duty personnel.

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Target photograph of Saint-Leu-d'Esserent. Centre right of photograph obscured by light streaks, river Oise from left to right, red dot in centre. Top third appears rural. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1228 SKELL 7/8.7.44 //NT (C) 8" 13000' [arrow] 025°…
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