RAF Bomber Command intelligence narrative, March 1945

RAF Bomber Command intelligence narrative, March 1945

Code: P27183-120

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RAF Bomber Command Intelligence Narrative No.1023.  Covers the period 3rd/4th March 1945.  Single sheet sent from HQ Bomber Command to the Air Ministry, Whitehall, London and 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,82, 91 & 100 Groups and all Bomber Command bases/stations within 1, 2 & 3 Bombardment Division.  Single sheet, approximately 21 x 57cm.
It details raids on the Ladbergen Aqueduct (Dortmund Ems canal), the synthetic oil refinery plant at Kamen,  Berlin and Wurzburg plus other minelaying, special duties and intruder patrols etc.  Brief details are given noting the flak, searchlights & enemy aircraft enountered, accuracy of bombing etc.  The paper is yellowed and creased with dog-eared edges/corners and small tears.  Overstamped 'IMMEDIATE', 'SECRET', 'RAF Oulton, 4 MAR 1945' and '223 Sqdrn. Registry, 5 MAR 1945'.  An interesting original document relating to late war Bomber Command sorties over Germany.  Stock code P27183-120.