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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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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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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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Reconnaissance photograph showing concentration of bomb craters in the target area where canal crossed a small river.

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Reconnaissance photograph of an oil refinery on a peninsular with large plume of smoke from damaged oil tanks upper right area. Oslofjord is to the left with Prinds Christians Batterie just visible on the edge top left. Explanatory note underneath…

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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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Side by side reconnaissance photographs showing an industrial area with buildings, roads and towards the right, some railway sidings. This industrial area is orientated from lower left to top right. Chimney smoke is seen on the left hand photograph.…

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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 the centre of the town of Bocholt with river Bocholter Aa flowing top to bottom with two distinctive bow’s to the right towards the top of the photograph. The large road crossing…

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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 with text description of the Kembs dam across the Grand…

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Top - a reconnaissance photograph of results of a bombing attack. From a newspaper article. The photograph shows the Mittelland canal running bottom left to top right and very many bomb craters concentrated in middle with canal edges and embankment…

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Top - target photograph showing smoke from bomb explosions, small area of buildings visible bottom left corner. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of Osnabruck after a bombing attack, showing smoke. Ministry No. C5130'.
Bottom - target…

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Top - reconnaissance photograph of a almost totally destroyed industrial facility. A few buildings towards the top of the photograph appear intact. Captioned 'Zeitz oil refinery. Submitted with description 'Aerial photo of Zeltz [sic] oil refinery…

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Four photographs of damage to German cities taken on two of the 'Cooks Tours' flown by no 153 Squadron.

The first has the caption 'T3 SCM 30.5.45//7" HAMM 2,000'. F/LT LANGFORD C.153 and shows Hamm railway marshalling yard with tracks running from…

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A vertical aerial photograph showing bomb damage to runways and surrounding area of airfield, submitted with caption; “Le Culot airfield in Belgium”.

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A vertical aerial photograph of Dreux, with rail facility in lower left quarter. Main line runs from rail facilities to top right, with secondary line veering off to the right and curving down to bottom right hand corner. Town is above the railway,…

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A vertical aerial photograph showing rail marshalling yard at Argentan. Road running parallel to railway tracks from lower left to upper right (now D158) with another joining from top left (now D238A). Argentan railway station is visible opposite…
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