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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-09-13"
Photograph one, Frankfurt at night, is indecipherable. Captioned 'a brilliant spectacle of searchlights, flak sparks and puffs, glowing incendiaries and target indicators'.
Photograph two is taken…
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing, seven minutes later. Much of the target is obscured by smoke and explosions.
Tags: 100 Group; 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 3 Group; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; FIDO; forced landing; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; Mosquito; operational training unit; P-38; Pathfinders; pilot; propaganda; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; target indicator; training; Wellington; Window
Tags: 61 Squadron; 83 Squadron; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Distinguished Flying Medal; flight engineer; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Pathfinders; RAF Coningsby; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Athan; RAF Stockport; RAF Syerston; RAF Torquay; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; training
Tags: 192 Squadron; 49 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Battle; bombing; bombing of the Creil V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); C-47; Cook’s tour; crash; ditching; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hampden; Hudson; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; Martinet; mine laying; Oxford; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Foulsham; RAF Fulbeck; RAF Manby; RAF Scampton; RAF Sutton Bridge; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner; York
Tags: 103 Squadron; 49 Squadron; bombing; bombing of the Le Havre submarine pens (14/15 June 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hemswell; RAF Stradishall; Stirling; training; V-3; V-weapon
Tags: 141 Squadron; 21 Squadron; air sea rescue; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); Me 110; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Cranfield; RAF Great Massingham; RAF Ouston; RAF Twinwood Farm; RAF West Raynham; Tiger Moth; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington