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Englesqueville; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 31 May 1944
Location: Englesqueville; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.389677, -0.935513
Description: A coastal Freya radar site is visible on the cliff-edge, in the upper half of this image. Defended by belts of wire, trenches and light anti-aircraft guns, this complex could have detected the OVERLORD shipping fleet and provided warning of the invasion to the defenders.
Sortie: US30/4045
Frame: 2127
Corporate bodies: 30th (Photographic Reconnaissance) Squadron (USAAF)
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 1200