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If my memory serves me well the claimed bombing raid on Noyers Bocage mentioned in German sources did not actually happen.
A 'before' view, June 12th
Noyers-Bocage; Lower Normandy; France | NCAP - National Collection of Aerial Photography
The July 6th air views show no large bomb craters. Box 0310 - 515
Some pics of the station here
A Fragmented Military History 1940-1945: The...
The photo of the Sherman is in the Admiralty Collection. A 23942
Consulted a higher authority and this is a scrapyard at Couvrechef
July 1944 photos-no Shermans directly behind the 3 Panthers.
The photo of the 3 Shermans is a French Postcard and appears now and then on Postcard Collectors sites. I was checking my other pics of scrapyards...
Its obviously a wreck collection point/scrapyard so they are not where they were knocked out. Note the light post at left (infra-red lane...
You can see 2 smoking objects (or vehicles at speed?) in the June 6th phot that do not seem to still be there in the obliques taken on June 7th....
This appears to have caught the 21st Pz Div attack on Bieville. Lots of vehicles can be seen and several are 'smoking'.
Good luck sorting out the shell strikes! July 7th 1944. [ATTACH]
The Cromwell CS is from 1 RTR (7th AD) and is a clip from IWM Film A70 129-14 Production Date: 19-08-1944
Saw this during one of my periodic searches.
THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945 (HU 52367)
This is a frame that covers the area 863441 on Aug 8th. No obvious signs of smoke
Campandré-Valcongrain; Lower Normandy; France | NCAP - National...
"8 August 1944.
OPERATIONS: In spite of the haze and general poor visibility, thirteen TAC/R's were flown today, all successful. Information...
7th AD on Aug 1st.
Click yellow dot centre of frame in link below to see the original 1947 air view.
Remonter le temps
The pylons [IMG]
The Tiger II turret is not fore-and-aft but turned to its LH side. The 1945 air view tank turret does not appear to be rotated.
The 2 frames from 1945.
Difficult to say for certain but it looks like this tank is there in Aug 1944. The aircraft wreckage is not...
No wreckage there on June 15 [ATTACH]