Foresight

Making history…

Making-History

Lisieux; Lower Normandy; France. This photograph was taken in the early hours of D-Day, 6th June 1944 by a No.140 Squadron Mosquito MM312 crewed by F/O J.M. Cartmell and F/Sgt M.J. Hubert using flash bombs for night time PR work. The sortie, which included a target at Evreux as well as at Lisieux was recorded in the Squadron’s Records of Operations quite simply as “Photographs of both targets with the use of 12 flashes. Searchlights and light flak from Bernay. No other incidents” Source: NCAP used under license

“Foresight/ˈfɔːsʌɪt

The ability to predict what will happen or be needed in the future.

In the 37 days between 1 May and 6 June 1944 the RAF’s No.140 Squadron flew at total of 143 operational sorties over France in an effort to provide badly needed foresight to the Allied Supreme Command on what would happen on Invasion…

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