Luftwaffe photo ID help needed

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  1. Kingscoy

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    Hi,

    I have this picture showing an unknown Luftwaffe unit flying HE 111's. I can't make out the unit markings.
    Perhaps somebody recognizes the town they are flying over....could narrow down the search for the identity of the unit. The photo came from a camera of a Luftwaffe crewmember who was shot down in France in a HE 111 somewhere in June 1940.

    Any help is appreciated very much.

    Cheers,
    Sander
     

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    That is the city of Ulm in Germany.

    That is the cathedral with the tallest steeple in the world (528 ft). Absolutely amazing church to visit. I have not been there in about 10 years, but I hope to go soon again.
     
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    WOW!! Even for as old as the photograph is that is spectacular.:shock:
     
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    The Cathedral was actually spared severe damage during the war. The whole city around it was pretty much destroyed, but the church was left standing.
     
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    Just beautiful.
     
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    Thanks for the info!!!! I guessed someone would recognize such an impresive catherdral. Europe is big if one doesn't know were to look.

    Thanks again.

    Cheers Sander
     
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