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PDrinkellWG22010017.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Wurzburg. No detail visible on the ground.
It is captioned '4724 Skell. 16/17.3.45//NT/(C). 8". 10000 004° 2138 Wurzburg. T. 1HC4000IN.18x4. 19 secs F/L Drinkell.T.50'.
On the reverse 'F/Lt…

PHouriganM18030027.jpg
Target photograph of Caroliniensel and Harlesiel on the Harle river. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '3065 SKELL.5.10.44.//8" 16500' [arrow] 312° 1112 WILHELMSHAVEN RD.V.10X1000.4'J'X500.C35secs.F/L WAKE.C.50' On the reverse '[underlined] F/LT WAKE 5.10.44.…

PCluettAV1527.jpg
Warrant Officer Edwards, wearing tunic and side cap, standing in front of a building with windows. In the background bomb racks are leaning against a building. On the reverse 'W.O. Edwards, W, i/c 50 Sqd on [sic] Armoury, Skellingthorpe, 17-4-42,…

PHouriganM18030083.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. No detail visible and almost completely obscured by smoke. Captioned '8°F', '10B', '1147 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT(C).8" 5500' [arrow] 065°0151 VITRY RD.U.9X1000.4X500.16secs.P/O DAVIS(.W.J.) U.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030154.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Red dot on right side. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, bridges over stream, streets and buildings clearly visible. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1138 SKELL.27/28.6.44//NT.8" 6000' [arrow] 080° 0147 VITRY…

PHouriganM18030165.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, some light streaks. Street pattern visible but no clear detail. Caption '8° F', '7B', '1140 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT.8" 6500' [arrow] 072° 0151 VITRY RD.Y.9X1000.4X500.16secs.P/O…

PHouriganM18030017.jpg
Target photograph of Vitry. Photograph partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1132 SKELL.27/28.6.44.//NT(C).8" 6500' [arrow] 072° 0152 VITRY RD.B.9X1000.4X500.18secs.P/O PETHICK.B.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030099.jpg
Target photograph of Villeneuve. Red dot right of centre. Centre mainly obscured by smoke and dust, area that is visible is urban, roads and structures visible. Captioned '8°F', '8B', '1297 Skell.14/15.7.44//NT.8" 6000' [arrow] 355° 0138 VILLENEUVE…

PHouriganM18030111.jpg
Target photograph of Villeneuve. Urban area, no detail but larger roads and structures are visible. Some light streaks. Captioned '5°F', '7B', '1292 SKELL.14/15.7.44//NT(C)8" 7000' [arrow] 355° 0145 VILLENEUVE RD.U.1X1000.16X500.21secs.F/O DAVIS…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030014.jpg
Top - seven aircrew, three squatting down in front and four standing behind, all wearing parachute harnesses, six with side caps and on with peaked cap, all standing behind a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/10.…

PWatsonD1507.jpg
Two Lancasters with engines running are being waved off by a group of ground crew. The nearer Lancaster is ED860 QR-N and the farther one is ED588 VN-G. Both have nose art depicting many operations.

PHouriganM18030021.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Both banks of the river Oise visible although partially obscured by smoke or cloud, red dot just right of centre. Very many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1652 SKELL.3.8.44// 8" 18000' [arrow] 230° 1432…

PHouriganM18030131.jpg
Target photograph of Trossy St Maximin. Red dot just left and higher than centre. Rural area, river Oise running across photograph, some smoke and dust, many craters. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1723 SKELL.3.8.44.// 8" 17500' [arrow] 239° 1432…

PHouriganM18030007.jpg
Target photograph of Tours. River Loire running top to bottom, road bridge across river and Saint-Gatien de cathedral visible. Captioned '5'', '810 SKELL.19/20.5.44.//NT.//8" 6500' [arrow] [censored] TOURS RD.J.8X2000 [censored]P/O AMPHLETT.J.50'. On…

PHouriganM18030075.jpg
Target photograph of Thiverny. Red dot top left corner, Lancaster visible in centre. Rural area both banks of river Oise, roads and field patterns visible with craters, smoke and dust on left third of photograph. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1390…

PCruickshankG1502-0009.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Wilhelmshaven by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Conner)…

PCruickshankG1502-0007.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: “This stone was unlaid at Dusseldorf by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Connor)…

PCruickshankG1502-0010.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Duisburg by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, F/Sgt Stevens, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshank, Sgt Conner)…

PCruickshankG1502-0008.jpg
A cartoon with image of destroyed building and large stone with inscription saying: 'This stone was unlaid at Bremen by 50 Sqdn, followed by names of crew (F/O Calvert, P/O Sears, Sgt Gray, Sgt Branch, Sgt Austin, Sgt Cruickshanks[sic], Sgt Conner)…
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