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An air-to-air view of a Lancaster from above flying over a largely rural area. Its bomb doors are open. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lancaster Over Target. This has appeared in publications since being lent out in the 1990's but…

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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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Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like this' shows an area of about 280 acres showing the large amount of bomb damage. There is another press…

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Six items, Edwards description of the operation to the Laon marshalling yards, comments that it was Easter Monday, there was a full moon, little anti-aircraft fire. Edwards navigation plot, two press photographs showing the damage to the yards on…

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Five items, the first is Edward's description of the operation to the marshalling yards at Le Mans. He describes the anti-aircraft fire, and conditions over the target. Edward's navigation plot, the H2S plot of Le Mans, a press cutting with three…

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Captioned 'Increased dispersal due to consistent bombing'. Two photographs, of Valence and Montelimar show satellite airfields to enable wider dispersal of German Air Force aircraft due to the airfield bombing policy.

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

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The air to ground photograph shows a smokescreen having drifted away from the area it was intended to protect. It also shows the smoke from over 100 miles away created by a bombing raid on the Erkner ball bearing factory.

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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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Six items, Edward's description of the operation to the railway centre, commenting on the thunderstorms encountered, his navigation plot, the expected H2S plot of the target with their track marked, a press cutting captioned 'Wrecked locomotives at…

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Five items, Edward's brief description of the operation their bomb aimer was sick so took replacement, quiet trip. Edward's navigation plot, and an indication of the H2S plot when over the target. There are two press clippings, the first has a…

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Six items, Edward's very brief description of the operation, his navigation plot, the expected H2S return over the target. Two press clipping, captioned 'The result of Bomber Commands 12,000 lb bomb attacks on one of the Enemy's V.2 rocket sites'.…

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Two press cuttings. The first is captioned 'Frenchman waves to allied reconnaissance plane' and shows a road with two figures, one of them waving, the road running through small farmed fields, trees and more fields in the background.
The second is…

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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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Part of town with open countryside beyond.

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View of residential part of town with open countryside beyond.

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View of the junction of Park road and Bullington End Road, Milton Keynes. Open countryside and fields with site in the centre consisting huts and multi-storey buildings. Annotated 'M1'.

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View of part of a town with residential buildings, from the air.

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View of the junction of Park road and Bullington End Road, Milton Keynes. Open countryside and fields with site in the centre consisting huts and multi-storey buildings.

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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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Reconnaissance photograph of an airfield with three runways, perimeter track, dispersals and buildings. Submitted with caption 'Aerial view of wartime RAF Breighton'.

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