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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…

PHouriganM18030019.jpg
Target photograph of Prouville. Photograph partially obscured by smoke and light streaks. Captioned '5F', '7B', '1115 SKELL.24/25.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 280° 0035 PROUVILLE.RD.B.2X1000.14X500.21secs. P/O PETHICK.B.50.

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Left page title 'Lancaster 97 Squadron, PFF, Bourne'. Top left - full length image of Pilot Officer Stephen Dawson wearing tunic and peaked cap standing in front of a Lancaster with open bomb doors. Captioned 'Pilot Officer'. Top right - a Lancaster…

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…

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Left page.

Top left - head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Stephen Dawson wearing tunic with pilot brevet and side cap. Captioned 'Brand new wings, June 40'. Top right - looking down on aircrew wearing flying helmet in the rear gunners position…

PHouriganM18030023.jpg
Target photograph of Vlissingen. No land just disturbed water. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '3378 SKELL.23.10.44//8" 4250' [arrow] 150° 1619 FLUSHING RD.U.14X1000.C20secs. F/O ENDEAN.U.50.' On the reverse '[underlined] F/O ENDEAN…

PDawsonSR16010429.jpg
Left page title 'Handley Page Hampden No 50 Squadron Lindholme and Swinderby, 1941'.

Top - pilot wearing heavy jacket and flying helmet in the opened cockpit of a Hampden. Caption 'Sergeant Pilot'.

Middle - two aircrew and two ground crew…

PHouriganM18030025.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, many craters visible. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2490 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 14000' [arrow] 122° 1824 BERGUENEUSE RD.B.11X1000.4X500.C.30secs.S/L FLINT.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] S/L FLINT 31.8.44.…

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.…

PHouriganM18030029.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir. Nothing visible other than large bands of light. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1181 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 18000' [arrow] 145° 1356 BEAUVOIR RDTT. 11X1000.4X500.C.32secs.P/O MILLIKIN.T.50'. On the reverse '[underlined] 29.6.44…

PHouriganM18030031.jpg
Target photograph of Bourg Leopold. Very dark photograph, appears to be urban area, one light streak. Captioned '7B', 795 SKELL.11/12.5.44.//NT 8" 15000' [arrow] 183° 0023 BG LEOPOLD RD.T.1X4000.6X1000.8X500.26secsP/O MILLIKIN T.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030033.jpg
Target photograph of Nantes railway marshalling yards. Partially obscured by smoke and dust, river Loire and bridge visible. Lower third of photograph urban area, street patterns visible. Captioned '7B', '893 SKELL 27/28.5.44 //NT 8" 8500' [arrow]…

PHouriganM18030035.jpg
Target photograph of Ferme D'Urville. Rather dark photograph, what appears to be smoke and dust visible, no detail. Light streaks. Captioned '9B', '7 SKELL.3/4.6.44//NT.8" 9500' [arrow] 212° 0104 FERME D'URVILLE RD.M.1X4000.16X500.20secs.W/O…

PHouriganM18030037.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Almost completely obscured by cloud, little detail. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2256 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12500' [arrow] 080° 1411 FORET DE L.ADAM.P.11X1000.4X500.C.29secs.F/O.DAVIS W.J. P.50'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030039.jpg
Target photograph of Lanveoc Poulmic. Coastline with piers and quays clearly visible. Partially obscured by light, but bomb explosions on land and water are visible. Captioned '8B', '740 SKELL.8/9.5.44.//NT 8" 8750' [arrow] 275° 0001 LANVEOC POULMIC…

PHouriganM18030041.jpg
Target photograph of Bordeaux. River Garonne from left to right in photograph, both banks clearly visible. Upper bank largely rural with some buildings following the roads. Lower bank more industrialised, piers visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1991…

PHouriganM18030043.jpg
Target photograph of Camaret-sur-Mer. Coast line with base of breakwater with small boats clearly visible. Upper part of photograph open country, many craters, lower right more industrialised. Centre partially obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned…

PHouriganM18030045.jpg
Target photograph of Beauvoir between Bonnières and La Croix Tempex. Open country, roads visible, very many craters, and an airfield top right. Red dot right of centre, some smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1183 SKELL.29.6.44.//.8" 16000'…

PHouriganM18030047.jpg
Target photograph of Caen. No detail visible area covered with smoke and dust from bomb explosions. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '1348 SKELL.18.7.44//8" 7000' [arrow] 182° 0547 CAEN RD.V.11X1000.4X500.C23secs.F/LT MOUAT. V.50.'. On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030049.jpg
Target photograph of Donges. Little detail visible, red dot just right of centre. Light streaks and small number of explosions. Captioned '8°F', '7B', '1449 SKELL.24/25/7.44//NT.8" 8600' [arrow] 314° 0142 DONGES RD.V.11X1000,4X500.19secs.F/LT…

PHouriganM18030051.jpg
Target photograph of Bordeaux. Both banks of river Garonne with basins, docks submarine pens, and moored ships clearly visible. Industrial area with roads and railways visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1918 SKELL.11.8.44//8" 17000 [arrow] 005° 1632…

PHouriganM18030053.jpg
Target photograph of Karlsruhe. No detail visible, totally obscured by smoke/haze, small patch of light streaks. Captioned '8B', '2980 SKELL.26/27.9.44//NT.8" 11500 [arrow] 120° 0402 KARLSRUHE RD.M. 27X4.23secs. F/O MOUNTAIN. M.50.' On the reverse…

PHouriganM18030055.jpg
Target photograph of La Pallice. Port area, breakwaters, quays, docks and roads clearly visible. some smoke and disturbed water from bomb explosions. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2282 SKELL.19.8.44//8" 11000' [arrow] 220° 0909 LA PALLICE…

PHouriganM18030057.jpg
Target photograph of Forêt de L'Isle-Adam. Mainly obscured by cloud, area visible is open country. Railway junction, sidings and craters are visible. Captioned '5°F', '6B', '2250 SKELL.18.8.44//8" 12000' [arrow] 052° 1409 FORET DE…

PHouriganM18030059.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, obscured by smoke/ haze. One light streak. Captioned '5B', '43 SKELL.27/28.1.44// NT 8" 22000' [arrow] 100° 2038 BERLIN. P. 1X4000. 9X4. 5X30. 31SECS.W/C HEWARD.P.50.'. On the reverse '[underlined] W/C…
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