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Vertical air photograph Luftwaffe vertcial air photograph of Fort William and Aluminium Works.

SC 449529

Description Vertical air photograph Luftwaffe vertcial air photograph of Fort William and Aluminium Works.

Date 1939

Collection Luftwaffe: Aerial Reconnaisance (Scotland)

Catalogue Number SC 449529

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of C 47614

Scope and Content Fort William aluminium works, Highland Luftwaffe aerial photograph of Fort William aluminium works and hydro-power station, taken during World War II. Pipelines carrying water to the hydro-electric plant at the Lochaber aluminium smelter can be seen running down from the Ben Nevis range to the east. This was one of three such plants in the Highlands. The German Luftwaffe took aerial photographs of parts of Scotland throughout World War II. The photographs were used for intelligence work, such as selecting targets, assessing bombing accuracy and finding equipment and defensive positions. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/449529

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 155) Records of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe), Second World War Aerial Reconnaissance

> Item Level (SC 449529) Vertical air photograph Luftwaffe vertcial air photograph of Fort William and Aluminium Works.

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