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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10-07"
Recollection of the navigator of a Lancaster which took part in the bombing of Dresden on 13/14 February 1945
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.
Tags: 102 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crash; Fw 190; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Mosquito; P-47; P-51; pilot; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RAF Riccall; Tiger Moth; training; V-2; V-3; V-weapon; Wellington
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lichfield; RAF Sandtoft; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 466 Squadron; 467 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Battle; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Me 410; Operation Dodge (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Driffield; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Metheringham; training; Wellington
Tags: 467 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; operational training unit; RAF Blyton; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bridlington; RAF Cardington; RAF Pembrey; RAF Silverstone; RAF Spanhoe; RAF St Athan; RAF Strubby; RAF Syerston; RAF Waddington; RAF Wigsley; shot down; Stirling; training; Wellington