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28 Sep 1939

Photo(s) dated 28 Sep 1939
British Matilda I tanks on a train, Caen, France, 28 Sep 1939
17 Jul 1940

France
25 Oct 1943

France
  • Typhoon fighter-bombers of No. 181 Squadron RAF used rockets for the first time during an attack on a power station at Caen, France. Although the target was hit, three of the Typhoon aircraft were shot down by anti-aircraft weapons, including that of the squadron commander Squadron Leader Frank Jensen. ww2dbase [Typhoon | Caen, Basse-Normandie | AC]
10 Jul 1944

Photo(s) dated 10 Jul 1944
Église Saint-Pierre and surroundings in ruins, Caen, France, 10 Jul 1944

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