Scanned image of a montage of two RAF WWII vertical air ...

SC 458569

Description Scanned image of a montage of two RAF WWII vertical air photographs taken in 1941 of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Date 19/6/1941

Collection RAF World War II (APs)

Catalogue Number SC 458569

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of D 97972 S

Scope and Content Aerial view of Forth Railway Bridge, Fife and Lothian This vertical aerial photograph of the Forth Railway Bridge was taken during World War II by the Royal Air Force. This composite photograph of two images shows the full length of the Forth Railway Bridge and part of North Queensferry, including the coastal defence battery at Carlingnose Point. Vertical air photographs were taken by the RAF during photographic-reconnaissance training. These photographs were used to ascertain the accuracy of the pilot in photographing the target and to aid the skills of photographic interpretation. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference NLA 14, 610-611

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