Photograph

Item

Title

Photograph

Description

An aerial photograph of bombing at Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia region, on 16 February 1945.
No. 14 | Wesel
Photographs taken on 16th February, 1945 showing: -
Left - At 15.58 hours markers and bomb bursts early in the attack.
Right - Concentration of bombing over the whole target area 3 minutes later.
3 Group
Air Staff Int. P.I., H.Q.B.C.
CONFIDENTIAL.

Date

February 16, 1945

Identifier

015.138.014

Medium

Photograph, paper.

Provenance

Logbook entry for February 18-19, 1945
Aircraft: Lancaster XY-R
Pilot: Self (Philip Gray)
2nd Pilot, Pupil or Passenger: Crew
Duty (Including Results and Remarks): No 1 Operation - Wesel, Army Support, Tactical target { 1 x 4000, 12 x 500

No 2 Operation - Wesel, Army Support, Tactical Target { 1 x 4000, 12 x 500
Diverted to Sudbury

Extent

Both photographs:
12.7cm x 12.7cm (5 in x 5 in)

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