6 Squadron Aerial Photos - Barrage at Vormezele
The two photographs on Page 36 were taken by an RE8 of 6 Squadron, part of the squadron's aerial reconnaissance operations over the Western Front during WW1.
The photographs were taken to show the effect of the pre-bombardment allied barrage on a German battery at Vormezele. The photographs were taken on the 3rd June 1917 4 days before the Battle of Messines, over map coordinates 28. I. 30. Dand 28. O. 2. B.