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RAF aerial photographs of Dresden, issued in October 1944
(Catalogue ref: AIR 40/1680)

Source 4a

Target No.   Illustration No.
6(d) (vi) 74   6(d) (vi) 74/2
RAILWAY MARSHALLING YARD – DRESDEN (GERMANY)
Lat. 51° 04’ N. Long. 13° 42’ E.
Photographed 31 May 1944
(1: 32,000)
Issued October 1944
[Map is marked with an arrow pointing to the marshalling yards, labelled:] TARGET
     
Source 4b    
    NOT TO BE TAKEN INTO THE AIR.
Target No.   Illustration No.
6(d) (vi) 74   6(d) (vi) 74/3
RAILWAY MARSHALLING YARD – DRESDEN (GERMANY)
Lat. 51° 04’ N. Long. 13° 42’ E.
Photographed 17 April 1942
(1: 12,000)
Issued October 1944
 
1. Reception sidings.
2. Sorting sidings.
2a. Diverging lines at entrance to sorting sidings.
2b. Converging lines at exits from sorting sidings.
3. 4. Locomotive depots.
5. Wagon repair shop and sidings.
6. Transhipment shed and sidings.
7 Goods depot.
8. Station.
9-15. Rail over road bridges.
16. Road over rail bridges
17. 18. Flyovers.
19. Forwarding sidings.
20. Junction at east end of yard.
21. Carriage and wagon workshops.