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28.D [Air Photo-Map Composite: Ypres Salient--Passchendaele] August 9, 1917 at 2:30 p.m.
28.D [Air Photo-Map Composite: Ypres Salient--Passchendaele] August 9, 1917 at 2:30 p.m.
Oblique angle photo looking east. Covers an area equivalent to portions of square D on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Series P21, photo number AE67. Annotations on recto: Gravenstafel, Delva farm, Passchendaele, Beecham, Keerselaarhoek halt, and Bostin farm printed in black with their map reference numbers and arrows pointing to their locations on the photo. Map reference numbers D.25.a.0.9., D.21.a.2.7., and D.25.d.0.9. printed in white with lines pointing to their locations. A monochrome section of map sheet 28 is included below the photo with a black polygon outline of the exact coverage of the oblique air photo. Reproduced and printed by No. 5 Advanced Section, Army Printing and Stationery Services. Location: Research Collections, Fonds: WWI Aerial Photograph Collection, Box , Envelope .
28.D [Air Photo-Map Composite: Ypres Salient--Zonnebeke] August 9, 1917
28.D [Air Photo-Map Composite: Ypres Salient--Zonnebeke] August 9, 1917
Oblique angle photo looking east. Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares D and J on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Series P21, photo number AE62. Annotations on recto: Bostin farm, Zonnebeke station and church, Moorslede, Helles and station buildings printed in black with their map reference numbers and arrows pointing to their locations on the photo. Map reference numbers D.25.d.1.8., D.23.c.2.5., and J.2.a.0.5. printed in white with lines pointing to their locations. A monochrome section of map sheet 28 is included below the photo with a black polygon outline of the exact coverage of the oblique air photo. Reproduced and printed by No.5 Advanced Section, Army Printing and Stationery Services. Location: Research Collections, Fonds: WWI Aerial Photograph Collection, Box , Envelope .
28.D13 [Tank Southeast of St. Julien, Passchendaele Area] September 3, 1917
28.D13 [Tank Southeast of St. Julien, Passchendaele Area] September 3, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to square D13 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 21AE, Photo 696. Hole punched in upper-left corner. Annotations on album page: "Paaschendaele (Note Tank near middle of photo)." Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing up. "13c" and dashed line printed in black pen indicating lower-left quadrant of square D13 on corresponding map. Annotations on verso: "Passchendaele," the number "3," and "H.Q." in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Album Photo 10.
28.D25 [Frezenberg to Devil's Crossing] September 1918
28.D25 [Frezenberg to Devil's Crossing] September 1918
Oblique angle photo looking southeast. Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares D25 and 26 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 7B, photo 259. Annotations on recto: "DEVILS CROSSING" and "GREY RUIN" labelled in black with arrows pointing to their locations. Map reference "D.25a.85.68" and "D.25 central" labelled in black. "32. Ypres Salient. Looking S.E. towards Ypres-Zonnebeke Railway, which is shown as black smudge representing water. End of Sept 1918." "Sugar Farm, Frezenberg, and Grey Ruin" labelled in black with arrows pointing to their locations. written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. Annotations on verso: "32. End of Sept 1918. Looking S.E. towards Ypres-Zonnebeke Railway (black smudge). Frezenberg & Grey Ruin towards righthand lower corner. Sugar Farm just off the foreground." written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 32.
28.D27 [Ypres Salient Southwest of Zonnebeke Showing St. Joseph's Institute] September 16, 1918
28.D27 [Ypres Salient Southwest of Zonnebeke Showing St. Joseph's Institute] September 16, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to square D27 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 7B, photo number 637. Camera focal length 8 1/4 inches. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. "33. Ypres Salient, S. of Zonnebeke. Showing: St. Joseph's Institute, "strafed" Ypres - Roulers railway as swamp. Sept. 16, 1918 (noon)." written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. St. Joseph's Institute appears just left and below the centre of the photo. Annotations on the verso: "33. Sept. 16, 1918. noon. S.W.of Zonnebeke showing: St. Joseph's Institute (strafed), Ypres - Roulers Railway along a swamp." written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 33.
28.D28 [Zonnebeke Chateau and Lake, Ypres Salient] September 16, 1918
28.D28 [Zonnebeke Chateau and Lake, Ypres Salient] September 16, 1918
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares D21, 27, and 28 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 7B, photo 639. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing slightly left of straight up. "34. Ypres Salient. Showing: Zonnebeke Chateau & Lake!!, Ypres - Roulers railway as swamp. Sept. 16, 1918 (noon)." written in ink on paper label affixed to top edge of photo. Annotations on Verso: "34. 16th Sept. 1918. noon. Showing: Zonnebeke Chateau and Lake. Ypres - Roulers Railway as swamp." written in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Envelope 34.
28.D28 [Zonnebeke] October 2, 1917
28.D28 [Zonnebeke] October 2, 1917
Covers area around Zonnebeke on corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Annotation on verso: "ZONNEBEKE" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 29.
28.D9 [Gravenstafel] July 22, 1917
28.D9 [Gravenstafel] July 22, 1917
Covers the area equivalent to squares D3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll and photo number 57 546. Annotations on recto: white north arrow pointing to the upper-right. Incorrect area mentioned in annotation on verso: "Boche Back area Lens Front?" WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 4, Album photo number 7.
28.I13 [Ypres, Southwest Moat and Ramparts] April 24, 1917
28.I13 [Ypres, Southwest Moat and Ramparts] April 24, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares I13b and 14a on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo number 1633. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the right. Annotations on verso: "YPRES, SOUTH WEST MOAT AND RAMPARTS OF YPRES" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 66.
28.I14 [Ypres Southern Ramparts and Infantry Barracks] January 29, 1917
28.I14 [Ypres Southern Ramparts and Infantry Barracks] January 29, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares I7d, 13b and 14a on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. The infantry barracks is the hollow, rectangular structure visible at the left edge of the photo at midpoint. Negative roll 6B, photo number 1397. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing left. Annotations on verso: "YPRES, SOUTHERN RAMPARTS AND MOAT" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 65.
28.I14 [Ypres Southern Ramparts and Lille Gate] January 29, 1917
28.I14 [Ypres Southern Ramparts and Lille Gate] January 29, 1917
The photo is incorrectly labelled as covering square I13a. The photo actually covers an area equivalent to portions of squares I8c, 8d, 14a, and 14b on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. The ruins of the church of St. Pierre are visible near the centre of the photo while the ruins of the church of St Jacques appear in the upper-left corner. Negative roll 6B, photo number 1398. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing left. Annotations on verso: "YPRES, SOUTHERN RAMPARTS AND MOAT INCLUDING LILLE GATE" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 64.
28.I29 [Hill 60 area north of Battle Wood, Zillebeke] April 1, 1916
28.I29 [Hill 60 area north of Battle Wood, Zillebeke] April 1, 1916
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares I29 and 35 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo 408. Annotations on verso: "HILL 60, NTH OF BATTLEWOOD" printed in pencil. "Hill 60" and "Zillebeke..." written in pencil. "R.F.C.; MAP SHEET No. 28; SCALE 20,000; SQUARE I; No. 6B408; DATE 1-4-16; HEIGHT 7000'; SQUADRON No. 6" stamped in purple ink. Map grid coverage diagram. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 48.
28.I34 [The Bluff, Canal D'Ypres] February 20, 1916
28.I34 [The Bluff, Canal D'Ypres] February 20, 1916
Covers an area in the vicinity of squares I34 and O4 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Annotations on verso: "THE BLUFF ON THE CANAL D'YPRES N.W. OF HOLLEBEKE," "The Bluff," and "KX45" printed in pencil. The letter "T" circled in pencil and a diagram showing map grid square coverage. "SCALE 10,000, MAP 28, SQUARE I, DATE 20 FEB 1916, SLIDE KX.45, TAKEN BY No. 6" stamped in purple ink. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 47.
28.I36 [Klein Zillebeke] August 7, 1917
28.I36 [Klein Zillebeke] August 7, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to square I36 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo number 2947. Annotations on recto: map reference "I36D.90.74" with white arrow pointing to its location. Annotations on verso: "JUST SOUTH OF KLEIN ZILLEBEKE" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 20.
28.I8 [Ypres Cloth Hall and Menin Gate] September 17, 1916
28.I8 [Ypres Cloth Hall and Menin Gate] September 17, 1916
Covers an area equivalent to poritons of squares I7 and 8 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo 745. The Menin Gate is in the upper-right corner of the photo while the Cloth Hall is in the center and the infantry barracks is a the bottom-center. North is oriented toward the upper-left corner of the photo. Annotations on verso: "YPRES. CENTRE OF YPRES INCLUDING CLOTH HALL AND MENIN GATE." pencilled in upper left-hand corner. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 1, Envelope 16B
28.J10 [Aircraft Approaching the Polygone De Zonnebeke] June 12, 1917
28.J10 [Aircraft Approaching the Polygone De Zonnebeke] June 12, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to squares J9 and 10 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 70i, photo 601. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to upper-right. Annotations on verso: "AIRCRAFT FLYING TOWARDS POLYGONE DE ZONNEBEKE. AIRCRAFT IS PROBABLY A SOPWITH 1 1/2 STRUTTER OF 70 SQUADRON R.F.C." printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 15.
28.J14 [Northwest of Gheluvelt] September 11, 1917
28.J14 [Northwest of Gheluvelt] September 11, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to portions of squares J14, 15, 20, and 21 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 4B, photo 132. The Ypres to Menin road can clearly be seen cutting a diagonal across the lower-left corner of the photo. The road running perpendicular to it on the right side of the photo leads toward Black watch corner and a dark spot can be seen indicating a water-filled crater just below the course of the Reutelbeek river. Annotations on recto: white north arrow is incorrectly positioned pointing to the upper-right. It should be pointing almost straight up. There are two white-circled areas in the extreme upper-right corner of the photo. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope Misc.05.
28.J14 [Northwest of Gheluvelt] September 16, 1917
28.J14 [Northwest of Gheluvelt] September 16, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to square J14 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. The Ypres to Menin road stands out clearly, cutting a diagonal line across the lower-left corner of the photo. Negative roll 4B, photo 158. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing up. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope Misc.03.
28.J21 [Tower Hamlets and Lewis House, West of Gheluvelt] October 17, 1917
28.J21 [Tower Hamlets and Lewis House, West of Gheluvelt] October 17, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to square J20 and 21 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo 3634. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. "BRITISH LINE" and "LEWIS HSE" labelled in blue ink. Map reference "27a40.5-3." with arrow pointing to tactical feature printed in blue ink. Arrow labelled "LIGHT" indicating the location of the source of sunlight to aid photo interpreters. "PRINTED BY No. 2 ADVANCED SECTION A.P.&S.S." in margin. Annotations on verso: "TOWER HAMLETS" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collection: Box 2, Envelope 58.
28.J21 [Tower Hamlets and Lewis House, West of Gheluvelt] October 17, 1917
28.J21 [Tower Hamlets and Lewis House, West of Gheluvelt] October 17, 1917
Covers an area equivalent to squares J20 and 21 on the corresponding WWI map sheet 28. Negative roll 6B, photo 3626. Annotations on recto: north arrow pointing to the upper-left. "BRITISH LINE" printed in blue ink. "LEWIS HSE. + P.B.S." printed in margin in blue ink with line to inverted "V" symbols on the photo. Map reference "27a 40.53" printed in margin in blue ink with line pointing to its location on the photo. Arrow in blue ink labelled "LIGHT" indicating the direction of the source of light in the photo as an aid to photo interpreters. "PRINTED BY No. 2 ADVANCED SECTION, A.P.&S.S." in margin. Annotations on verso: "TOWER HAMLETS" printed in pencil. WWI Aerial Photograph Collections: Box 2, Envelope 59.

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