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Aerial inclined photograph of a Nieuwerkerk in a flooded landscape; over it two C-47s are flying.

The description of this item is partially based on information provided by the donor. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

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Aerial vertical photograph of a glider landing zone at Arnhem. Numerous Horsas are scattered over six large fields and some are in a wood. Two in the left foreground have collided.

The photo was taken on Sunday 17 September 1944 between 13:00 and…

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Aerial vertical view of a glider landing zone with Horsas scattered across four fields with a well defined track crossing from bottom left to top right.

The photo was taken on Sunday 17 September 1944 between 13:00 and 13:20. It shows landing Zone…

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Aerial inclined photograph of a large headland jutting out into sea. Captioned '6002 AC18 Earls Colne. 24 Mar 1945//K20 6 1/2'. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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Aerial inclined photograph of Rockall islet. Captioned: '6012. AC26. Earls Colne 10 Apr’45//K20 6 1/2'.

The description of this item is partially based on information provided by the donor. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

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Aerial view of a field and wood landscape covered with parachutes, the vast majority discarded and a few open. Identified as west of Wolfheze in the area known as Drop Zone ‘X’. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

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Aerial photograph of Horsa gliders which have landed in a field, showing skid marks. This is drop zone Z for Operation Market Garden. Some have overshot and landed in the wood near the Utrecht-Arnhem railway line. This item was sent to the IBCC…

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Aerial view of a bend in the Waal river at Nijmegen, spanned by two cantilever bridges. There are docks along river bank and jetties on the opposite side. Small vessels are visible at landing stages.

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Aerial photograph of fields and woods with Rambouillet and the Jardin Anglais in the top right-hand corner. Gazeran, Saint-Hilarion, Orcemont and Orphin are visibile. Two areas are outlined in red and marked 'X' and 'Y' as 296 Squadron drop zones…

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Aerial inclined photograph of a built up area, with a rectangular grid plan of streets. A large open space is visible in the top-right quadrant.

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Aerial oblique photograph of Lincoln Cathedral, low angled, taken at very low altitude, camera pointing north east. Minster Yard, Priory Gate, Exchequer Gate are visible, no pedestrians or traffic visible except a bus, trees in full leaf, a group of…

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Propaganda leaflet featuring an aerial vertical photograph of Hamburg after a Royal Air Force operation. Buildings are either completely destroyed or gutted, light falling through the gaping windows. Text describes fronts closing in, the Royal Air…

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The canal, mainly drained, runs from top left to bottom right. In the centre a structure. Canal is surrounded by approximately 100 craters mostly filled with water. On the reverse 'Dortmund Ems canal, after heavy Lanc [sic] strike, attached by our…

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In the centre two waterways separated by a spur of land covered with dockyard buildings and cranes. On the nearside of the spur is a camouflaged ship with two funnels. One the right of the waterways more dockyard buildings. In the foreground open…

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Top aerial photograph at lower right shows one road running from middle left to bottom centre which splits into three from two junctions. Railway line runs along road. River valley runs middle left to bottom centre. Railway line runs from bottom…

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Two aerial photographs.
The first shows a railway running left to right in the bottom half, with marshalling yard in the centre. Below the railway is a river running parallel to railway. Top half shows open fields with road running left to right…

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Top aerial vertical photograph shows a Lancaster top centre going from left to right. Well below are clouds and bomb explosions. Four roads from right side converge under the left centre of cloud. Bottom aerial vertical photograph shows another…

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Aerial photograph of Nevers centred on the station area. Railway sidings, roundhouses surrounded by build-up areas. Two roads run from top left to bottom right and one from bottom left to top right. Captioned 'Spils 15/16.7.44 heading 153 F/O Dalen…

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Aerial inclined photograph of Köln cathedral and surrounding area all showing heavy bomb damage.

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Aerial inclined photograph of the harbour of Pula, centered on Otočić Sveti Andrija. A big smoke cloud is rising from Otok Katerina: other explosions are visible on land and water. A splash marks the crash of a B-24.

On the reverse:…

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Low level aerial vertical photograph of Caen showing heavy bombing damage. A few gutted buildings are still standing and the roads have been cleared of debris. No traffic visible.

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Low altitude aerial vertical photograph showing damage to and around Cologne cathedral: the railway station is partially visible on the right. Rubble has been cleared, some traffic is visible.

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Aerial vertical photograph showing Ault. Captioned '9637.TIL.22/23.6.43//NT.8" 11000: 301.02.04. A/P.FORCES (Amiens) Y. NIckel. 10. SGT GRAHAM. H. 81. O.T.U.'.
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