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- Tags: incendiary device
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In photo 1 there are nine airmen behind a trolley of bombs. It is captioned 'L to R, - Wilson, Bowles, Phillips, Williams, Sheppard, Williams, Self, Osborne, our French Canadian.'
In photo 2 are five armourers…
Photo 1 is a target photograph of a night attack on Koblenz. All detail is obscured by target indicators and incendiaries.
Photo 2 is Terry's flight engineer seen from the bomb aimer's position.
Photo 3 is a…
Photograph one, Frankfurt at night, is indecipherable. Captioned 'a brilliant spectacle of searchlights, flak sparks and puffs, glowing incendiaries and target indicators'.
Photograph two is taken…
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Homberg. The image is very clear with only a few explosions hiding the detail.
Photo 3 is slightly later and shows large fires gaining control. Cologne is at the top left of…
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