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Photographs Album details for shelfmark MSS Eur F138/192

Laithwaite Collection: R.A.F. Aerial Photographs of Burma.

Photographers: Royal Air Force
Contents: 24 prints 126x122mm to 226x230mm Gelatin silver prints
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Description: Collection of 24 loose prints of R.A.F. aerial photographs of Burma taken during the later stages of the Second World War. The majority of the prints have technical data recorded on the edge of the frames and a number are also captioned on the reverse, either in pencil or with momeographed typescript labels. Locations photographed include Insein, Kra Isthmus, Yenangyaung, Manipur Road, Rangoon, Mingaladon, Akyab Airfield, Arakan River near Akyab, Man Pyen village, Chin Hills, Sandoway coast.



Album contents:-
Mss Eur F138/192(1) [Aerial view of the Arakan River near Akyab.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(2) [Aerial view of Akyab Airfield.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(3) [Aerial view of Arakan.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(4) [Aerial view in the Chin Hills.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(5) [Aerial view of an unidentified village in Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(6) [Aerial view of an unidentified river and village in Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(7) Sandoway types hiding up by day in mangrove swamp, Sandoway Coast. 
Mss Eur F138/192(8) [Aerial view, possibly of Rangoon.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(9) [Aerial view of] Mingaladon. Dump under construction in rubber plantation near rifle range. Also note trenches dug on rifle range, foundations of aerial array and searchlight position. 
Mss Eur F138/192(10) [Unidentified aerial view, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(11) [Aerial view of] Rangoon. 
Mss Eur F138/192(12) [Aerial view of] Yenangyaung. 
Mss Eur F138/192(13) [Aerial view of an unidentified railway bridge destroyed by bombing, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(14) [Aerial view of an unidentified railway bridge, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(15) [Aerial view of an unidentified railway bridge, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(16) [Aerial view of an unidentified town and railway line, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(17) [Aerial view of an unidentified airfield, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(18) [Aerial view of] Manipur Road. 
Mss Eur F138/192(19) [Aerial view of] Manipur Road. 
Mss Eur F138/192(20) [Aerial view of an unidentified river, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(21) [Aerial view of unidentified road and railway line through jungle, Burma.] 
Mss Eur F138/192(22) [Aerial view of] Burning M.T. in village of Man Pyen, Lasio area, after Beaufighter attack. 
Mss Eur F138/192(23) [Aerial view of] Insein workshops. Recently the Japanese have carried out considerable repairs to buildings. 
Mss Eur F138/192(24) [Aerial view of] Kra Isthmus. 


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