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A press cutting captioned 'Retreat from the coast' taken in the summer of 1943 shows two coastal airfields Calaise/Marck and Abbeville/Drucat indicating that the Germans had started rendering their coastal airfields temporarily unserviceable.

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Two aerial views of the twin lakes at Valdosta, identified on the reverse

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Four photographs captioned 'The Luftschiffbau Zepplin works at Friedrichshafen'. They show the same area over a period of time beginning in February 1943 and shows the works being camouflaged and eventually destroyed by bombing. The second page of…

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Press cutting of air to ground photograph of an oil field in Yugoslavia showing the defences erected by the German armed forces demonstrating the importance given to them.

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Five newspaper clippings, four with captions, illustrate the damage done to the infrastructure in support of the allied ground forces.
The first captioned 'Our armour moves inland from the beaches of Normandy'. This shows part of the beach with…

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An aerial photograph showing runways and apron at Moody Field, as annotated on the reverse.

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The first is low level of the Tirpitz moored stern on to the land.
The second is very low level and shows roads, vehicles off road, many vehicle tracks and shadows of trees.

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An aerial vertical photograph of Lincoln, England. Annotated 9 Job 3423 F/5 5/7/44 Jones. Spare cloud cover. The centre of the city is to the left of the photograph, showing residential areas. To the top is an industrial area mostly comprising…

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An aerial photograph showing a white cross on the background of a dark field with a broad white band running diagonally from left to top right. On the reverse 'Rotterdam Apr/May 1945. Cross is white sheets. 'Fingers bottom right in fact are Bullets…

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Four aerial photographs of an inflight Shackleton.
Photo 1 is taken from the front and above showing the starboard side of the aircraft. It is captioned 'No 204 Squadron - Ballykelly, Shackleton Mk II'.
Photo 2 is taken from the front and above…

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Two oblique aerial photographs .
Photo 1 is of Valetta, captioned 'Ex "Fair Isle" Malta'.
Photo 2 is La Linea, captioned ' Ex "Spanex" La Linea'. Annotated on the image is 'P204 RAF A5 10 Oct 59 Z 678 S/L Jarmy Rest D'.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Bad Oldesloe. The road pattern is clearly visible despite intermittent cloud cover. it is annotated '1436 Ched 23-4-45//7" 18000 339° 1039 Bad.Oldesloe . E. 6 ANM. 65 DT .9.MC.500.DT.1.BSF.C.32 secs. F/L Guinane . A.…

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about 75 Squadron, dated 1943.
Item 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during a training exercise, annotated ' C.1. N.U. 10-3-45 F7" F/Lt Guinane' and captioned ' "G.H." Simulated…

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken over Frankfurt. All the detail is obscured by light and anti-aircraft fire. It is annotated '110 Mep 4/5.10.43//NT 8" 16000 --> 045° . 21.37 ½. Frankfurt. W. 10x30: 8…

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Reconnaissance photograph of an oil refinery on a peninsular with large plume of smoke from upper right area. Explanatory note underneath mentions target 'VALLO (Near Oslo) oil refinery'. Submitted with description 'Reconaissance [sic] photograph…

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Top - a runway with FIDO aflame on edges. A Mosquito is landing on left side. Submitted with description 'Mosquito landing with the aid of FIDO. Date and location not recorded'.
Bottom - side by side target photographs of port area showing aiming…

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Oblique aerial photograph of an industrial site with most buildings destroyed and many without roofs. Captioned 'Krupps - Essen'. Submitted with description 'Oblique aerial photo showing damage to Krupps factory in Essen'.

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Oblique aerial photograph showing a built up area on bottom half and open countryside above. Rocket trails from top left to centre. Submitted with description 'Target photo of rocket attack on an unidentified group of buildings. The handwritten…

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Reconnaissance photograph showing a river running top to bottom and a bridge crossing in the middle with several spans down. There are many craters on both sides of the river. Explanatory note 'NIENBURG BRIDGE over the river Weser after the attack by…

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Oblique aerial photograph of a town totally destroyed. Submitted with description 'Oblique aerial photo showing bomb damage to an unidentified known urban area'.

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Side by side reconnaissance photographs showing on the left an industrial ate with buildings roads and oil tanks. On the right the same location with many parts destroyed particularly bottom right. Explanatory text below 'LEUNA (Merseburg) has been…

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Target photograph showing explosions and smoke. Submitted with description 'Target photograph. Location and date not stated. A Lancaster at a slightly lower altitude can be seen at the bottom of the photo'.

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Side by side photographs showing on the left an industrial area with roads and buildings and on the right the same area with most of the structures destroyed. Explanatory text underneath 'Zeitz. The left hand photograph shows this synthetic oil plant…

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Left and right - side by side reconnaissance photographs showing on the left a town with river flowing top to bottom with buildings and roads. On the right - large areas bottom left quadrant shows destroyed buildings and craters. Explanatory text…

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Left - full face portrait of an airman wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet. Submitted with description 'Full-face photo of unidentified flight engineer'. Right - reconnaissance photograph of a dam across the upper of two rivers with text…
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