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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1945-03-17"

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The start of the planned works at the Casoni drop zone has to be postponed to 20 March 1945.

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Memorandum outlining the plans for the construction of an improvised air strip at Casoni according to a preliminary study carried out by Major John Henderson. Mentions delivery schedule, manpower needed, tools, supplies and logistics. Strict secrecy…

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Bombing a tank factory at Hanover. Marshalling yards at Munster. Benzol plants near Huls and Dortmund. Warning to civilians and foreign workers at Frankfurt-on-Main and Mannheim-Ludwigshafen. Captioned '17.3.45'.

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Two handwritten notes giving brief details of operations and relevant newspaper cuttings titled 'Packed Nazi troop towns hit' and 'RAF keep it up'.

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Target photograph of Wurzburg. Urban area, some light streaks, no clear detail visible. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '4705 SKELL.16/17.3.45//NT/(C).7". 9500 014° 2133 WURZBURG.E. 1HC4000IN,18X4. 19secs. F/O.SWALES.E.61.' On the reverse ' F/O. SWALES.…

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Indicated two bomb loads, one for five aircraft the other for eight. Includes preselection settings and time on target. On the reverse; Marking and tactics (including by Mosquito), bombing details, Window, camera, navigation and other details.
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