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27.Q23 [Bertenacre] June 30, 1918
27.Q23 [Bertenacre] June 30, 1918
Covers an area approximately equivalent to portions of squares Q22, 23, 28, and 29 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo number 271+. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotation on recto: north arrow pointing to the right. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope Q.
27.Q35 [Thieushouk and St. Jean Farm] June 30, 1918
27.Q35 [Thieushouk and St. Jean Farm] June 30, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares Q35, 36, W5, and 6 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 269+. Camera focal length 8 inches. Thieushouk is visible at the cross-roads in the lower-left corner of the photo. St. Jean Farm is visible just below the lower, horizontal road at about midpoint. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 00P.
27.W12 [Northwest of Meteren] June 30, 1918
27.W12 [Northwest of Meteren] June 30, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares W12, X7 and 13 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 280+. Camera focal length 8 inches. The tree-lined road running between Fletre and Meteren can clearly be seen cutting a diagonal across the photo from lower-left to upper-right. Annotations on the recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 00S.
27.X1 [Between le Roukloshille and Fletre, Northwest of Meteren] May 8, 1918
27.X1 [Between le Roukloshille and Fletre, Northwest of Meteren] May 8, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares W6 and X1, 2, and 7 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 330x. Annotation on recto: what appears to read as "Prospect Farm" is written in black ink just to the right of the center of the photo. Annotations on verso: "4B 330x," "27 W.6.X.1.2.7.," "8-5-18," and "85" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 023b.
27.X10 [Haute Porte Farm, Tree Farm and Benedict Cross Roads] July 4, 1918
27.X10 [Haute Porte Farm, Tree Farm and Benedict Cross Roads] July 4, 1918
Covers an area approximately equivalent to squares X9, 10, 11, and 16 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo number 448+. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotation on recto: north arrow pointing just left of straight up. Benedict Cross Roads is the intersection in the upper-right corner of the photo. Tree Farm is located at the bend in the road running diagonally down the left side of the photo. Haute Porte Farm is located further up this same road. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope V.
27.X10 [Meteren Veld] May 16, 1918
27.X10 [Meteren Veld] May 16, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X10, 11, 16, 17, 22 and 23 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 734. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-right. "Printed by No. 2 Advanced Section A.P.&S.S." in margin. Annotations on verso: "WEST OF METEREN" printed in pencil. "Copy to A Co 19571" written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 36.
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and Southwest of Blauvenlandt] July 9, 1918
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and Southwest of Blauvenlandt] July 9, 1918
Covers an area approximately equivalent to square X11 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 206K, photo number 2135. Annotation on recto: north arrow pointing up. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 3b.
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and southwest of Blauvenlandt] June 15, 1918 copy 1
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and southwest of Blauvenlandt] June 15, 1918 copy 1
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares X11, 12, 17, and 18 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 1570 copy 1. Annotations on the recto: north arrow pointing straight up. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 00E.
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and southwest of Blauvenlandt] June 15, 1918 copy 2
27.X11 [Northeast of Meteren and southwest of Blauvenlandt] June 15, 1918 copy 2
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares X11, 12, 17, and 18 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 1570 copy 2. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on the recto: north arrow pointing straight up. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 00F.
27.X12 [Bailleul] July 18, 1918
27.X12 [Bailleul] July 18, 1918
Covers area equivalent to squares X12, 17 and 18 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27 as well as square S13 on map sheet 28. Negative roll and photo number 4B 2263. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on verso: "30. Entrance to Bailleul from west, on meteren Road July 18, 1918. Showing houses, and Boche relief routes." written in pencil. Annotations on recto: North arrow; "30. Entrance to Bailleul from the west on Meteren Road, showing the houses and Boches relief routes. July 18, 1918." written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 30.
27.X13 [Moolenacker and les Ormes West of Meteren] June 29, 1918
27.X13 [Moolenacker and les Ormes West of Meteren] June 29, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X13, 14, 20 and 21 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 1862. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. Annotations on the verso: "EAST OF METEREN" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 37.
27.X13 [Trenches near Moolenacker, West of Meteren] July 9, 1918, copy 1
27.X13 [Trenches near Moolenacker, West of Meteren] July 9, 1918, copy 1
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares W18 and X13 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 475, copy 1. Camera focal length 8 inches. The Meteren Becque can be seen flowing across the photo from lower-left to upper-right. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 1b.
27.X13 [Trenches near Moolenacker, West of Meteren] July 9, 1918, copy 2
27.X13 [Trenches near Moolenacker, West of Meteren] July 9, 1918, copy 2
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares W18 and X13 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 475, copy 2. Camera focal length 8 inches. The Meteren Becque can be seen flowing across the photo from lower-left to upper-right. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 2b.
27.X14 [Meteren] July 17, 1918
27.X14 [Meteren] July 17, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X14, 15, 16, 20, 21 and 22 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 2217. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing straight up. "12. Meteren, S. & S. W. showing 'No Man's Land' between the two lines, and Meteren church reduced to bricks. July 17, 1918 (2 days before our attack)." written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. Annotations on verso: "12. Meteren, S. & S. W. July 17, 1918 (2 days before attack) showing 'No Man's Land' between the two opposing lines. And the church reduced to mass of bricks." written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 12.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares X14 and 20 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 500. Camera focal length 8 inches. A tributary of the Meteren Becque is visible running vertically from top to bottom on the left side of the photo. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 4b.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares X14 and 20 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4b, photo 501. Camera focal length 8 inches. A tributary of the Meteren Becque is visible running diagonally across the photo. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the right. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 5b.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X14 and 20 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 501+. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the right. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 56.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 12, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X14 and 20 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 500+. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to upper-left. "10. S. W. of Meteren, showing our front line - 'African Trench,' 'Cochran Cottage,' cultivated fields, going to rot. 'Lover's walk' along the Meteren Becque. July 12, 1918" written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. Annotations on verso: "10. S. W. of Meteren July 12, 1918. showing our front line - 'African Trench,' 'Cochran Cottage,' Lover's Walk' along the Meteren Becque. Cultivated fields, going to rot" written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 10.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 16, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] July 16, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X14, 15, 20 and 21 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 2165. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. "11. South West of Meteren. Showing our front trenches 'African Trench' with roads blown up in case of Hun attack. July 16, 1918 (3 days before our attack)" written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. Annotations on verso: "11. South-west of Meteren, July 16, 1918 (3 days before attack) showing our front line - 'Australian' and 'African' trenches. With roads blown up in case of Hun attack" written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 11.
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] June 1, 1918
27.X14 [les Ormes, West of Meteren] June 1, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to squares X9, 14 and 15 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 27. Negative roll 4B, photo 1381. Camera focal length 8 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to upper-left. "8. Meteren, W. showing our front line 'Australian Trench' round the outskirts of the town, and the main road from Fletre. June 1, 1918" written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. "PRINTED BY NO. 2 ADVANCED SECTION, A.P.&S.S." printed in margin. Annotations on verso: "8. Meteren, W. June 1, 1918. Showing our front line - 'Australian Trench' along outskirts of Meteren. And main road entering Meteren from Fletre" written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 8.

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