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  - Fleury, France

Target Category: V-weapons site -  
PLACE NAME: FLEURY;SITE NAME: XI/A/139;RHUBARB TARGET #:139;SITE TYPE: construction site;GSGS MAP # / SHEET # / GRID REF: 4040 / 72 / 109172;PHOTO SORTIE # / DATE / PRINT # / NEGATIVE #: 106W/91 / 1944-04-23 / 4392 / 38623;TARGET OP #: Z 3167;NOTES: The target is new construction thought to be a new type Bois Carre site. The activity is seen at an early stage and therefore certain identification of buildings is as yet impossible. Paths connect several of the excavations which are situated mainly in a small orchard on the north side of the village. Target XI/A/125 lies about a mile NE of the FLEURY site.;source: RHUBARB OPERATIONS - APPENDIX XI - NOBALL TARGETS, (British War Ministry, June 1944)
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MISSIONS TO TARGET - Click on date to open a new browser tab
1944-06-19 8th AF 424
1944-06-22 8th AF 431
1944-07-02 8th AF 450
1944-07-08 8th AF 460
1944-08-03 8th AF 512, 513
1944-08-05 8th AF 519, 520, 521