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Target: AUTHEUX FRANCE V-weapons site (27 aircraft) - (50.1402, 2.2263)

PLACE NAME: AUTHEUX
SITE NAME: XI/A/132
RHUBARB TARGET #:132
SITE TYPE: construction site
GSGS MAP # / SHEET # / GRID REF: 4040 / 84 / 065854
PHOTO SORTIE # / DATE / PRINT # / NEGATIVE #: 106W/148 / 1944-04-27 / 3167 / 37484
TARGET OP #: Z 3163
NOTES: This target consisting of a long camouflaged construction suggesting a concrete platform, and other installations is situated SW of the village of AUTEUX on either side of a road junction. 200 yds SW of this junction is the secondary road running S to FIENVILLERS. The searchlight mentioned in connection with Z 3162 (XI/A/131) is seen to be approximately 1000 yds to the S of this target.
source: RHUBARB OPERATIONS - APPENDIX XI - NOBALL TARGETS, (British War Ministry, June 1944)
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