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PHouriganM18030109.jpg
Target photograph of Bergueneuse. Rural area, central strip obscured by smoke and dust. Road running top to bottom on right, structures visible on both sides. Some craters in open country. Captioned '5°F', '5B', '2484 SKELL.31.8.44.// 8" 12000'…

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.…

PHouriganM18030073.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. No detail visible, one light streak. Captioned ''5B', '59 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 20000 [arrow] 160° 0.3291/2 BERLIN S 1X4000+9X4+5X30 31secs P.O. DOBBYN S.50'.

PHouriganM18030115.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Half photograph is obscured by a bright light, nothing visible in other half. Captioned '5B', '67 SKELL.30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 20,500 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. 1X4000 12X4 6X30 31SECS. F/O LITHERLAND. F.50'. [reverse not…

PHouriganM18030122.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Light streaks and bright spot top left, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', 69 SKELL 30/31 1 44 //NT 8 23,300 [arrow] 154° 20.21 BERLIN T 1X4000. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs F/LT. RUSKELL J.50'. [reverse not scanned]

PHouriganM18030123.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Two light streaks, nothing else visible. Captioned '5B', '66 SKELL. 30/31.1.44.//NT. 5" 21,000 [arrow] 155° 2019 BERLIN. E. 1X400. 12X4. 6X30. 31secs. F/Lt. SHORTT. E. 50'.

PHouriganM18030141.jpg
Target photograph of Berlin. Completely obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '5B', '57 SKELL 28/29.1.44//8" 22000 [arrow] 160° 0310 BERLIN P.1X4000+9X4+5X30 31SECS S/L MCLEOD. P 50'. [reverse not scanned]

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…

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…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PHouriganM18010021.jpg
Target photograph of Bois - de - Cassan. Red dot centre left, bomb explosions and craters visible. River Oise just visible top left corner, mainly wooded rural area, roads and field patterns visible. Captioned '3[degreesF', '5B', '1610 SKELL 2.8.44…

PHouriganM18010061.jpg
Target photograph of Bois de Cassan. Red dot lower centre. River Oise, bomb craters, roads and field patterns all visible. Partially obscured by bomb explosions, smoke and dust. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1877 SKELL.6.8.44.// 8" 14000 [arrow] 136°…

PHouriganM18010089.jpg
Target photograph of Bois-de- Cassan. Rural area, roads, woods, field patterns and houses clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '4B', '1614 SKELL. 2.8.44 // 8" 16000' [arrow] 085° 1719 BOIS-DE-CASSAN RD.M.11X1000.4X500.C33secs.F/O. WHITE. M.61'. On the…

SChattertonJ159568v10440.jpg
Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, distributor, preselection and false height settings. Shows timings and other detail. On the reverse; marking, safety measures, call signs and timings. Formation order for Waddington,…

PHouriganM18030051.jpg
Target photograph of Bordeaux showing both banks of the River Garonne with submarine pens in docks. Northern districts are visible. Target area clear with no clouds. No bomb bursts seen. Captioned ‘3° F’, ‘5B’, ‘1918 SKELL. 11.8.44 // 8”…

PHouriganM18030146.jpg
Target photograph of Bordeaux. River Garonne running across bottom of photograph. Basins, docks, submarine pens, and industrial buildings clearly visible. Captioned '3°F', '5B', '1951 SKELL.11.8.44//8" 18000 [arrow] 010° 1635 BORDEAUX RD.D. 6X2000.…

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…

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…

PHouriganM18020007.jpg
Target photograph of Boulogne. Rural area, smoke and dust obscures much of the photograph, many craters visible. Captioned '8° F', '5B', 2897 SKELL 17.9.44 // 7000' [arrow] 160° 0946 BOULOGNE RD. Z. 11x1000, 4x500. C24secs. F/O FIRMIN G. …

PHouriganM18020021.jpg
Target photograph of Boulogne. Left side of photograph obscured by smoke and dust, visible area is rural. Many bomb craters. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '2820 SKELL 17.9.44 // 8" 8000' [arrow] 150° 0942. BOULOGNE RD. U. 11X1000. 4X500. C24secs. F/O…

PHouriganM18020025.jpg
Target photograph of Boulogne. Top right half of photograph obscured by smoke, visible area rural, many craters. Captioned '8°F', '6B', '2805 SKELL 17.9.44 // 8" 8000' [arrow] 142° 0943 BOULOGNE RD. E. 11X1000, 4X500. C24secs. F/O. DYKINS …

PHouriganM18030065.jpg
Target photograph of Boulogne. Rural area, top right obscured by smoke and dust from bomb explosions, roads and many bomb craters visible. Captioned '8°F', '5B', '2814 Skell 17.9.44 // 8" 7000' [arrow] 150° 0944 BOULOGNE…

PHouriganM18010013.jpg
Target photograph of Bremen. Edge of the city visible but mainly open country, bomb craters, a rail line running across, a river or canal, streets and field boundaries all visible. Captioned '3', '4819 SKELL.22.3.45//8". 16400' 068° 1409 BREMEN.S…

PHouriganM18010039.jpg
Target photograph of Bremen. Almost completely obscured by light streaks, no detail visible. Captioned '3°F', '6B', '3109 SKELL.6/7.10.44//NT.8" 16500' [arrow] 216° 2034 BREMEN RD.D. 27 X 4. 27secs. F/O. GREEN. D.61.'. On the reverse 'F/O. GREEN.…
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