Bombing instruction signal

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Title

Bombing instruction signal

Description

Signal to all 5 Group Stations instructing bomb aimers to that the 32 point distributor setting is to be 0.25 seconds until further notice.

Date

1944-03-30

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

One page doucment

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10005

Transcription

Bomb /Ldn 22
STAND BY FOR OPS B/CAST
V GPE O-P
FROM HQ NO 5 GROUP 301130A
TO ALL 5 GROUP STATIONS
SECRET QQX BT
A0182 30/3/44 AIR STAFF SIGNAL

REFERENCE A.S.I OPS 1/16 THE 32 POINT DISTRIBUTOR SETTING IS TO BE AMENDED TO READ .25 SECONDS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
BOMBING LEADERS ARE TO [DELETED] CXXX [/DELETED] CALCULATE THE NECESSARY DELAY FOR 4LB INCENDIARIES RELEASE SO THAT THE 4LB STICK WILL STRADDLE THAT OF THE 30LB AND HE (sic) STICK.
THE PEG IS TO BE USED ON THE [DELETED] I [/DELETED] DISTRIBUTOR TO EFFECT THE DELAY.
CREWS MUST BE BRIEFED CAREFULLY TO ENSURE THAT THERE IS NO CREEP – BACK OF 4LB INCENDIARIES.
ACKNOWLEDGE BY TELEPRINTER
BT 301130A
[DELETED] AC WA NEXCESSARY (sic) DELAY [/DELETED]
PC AR+
DLG. R.1154 / 30. DB
INT
DATE 30/3/44
INITIALS D.B

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Bombing instruction signal,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 4, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7082.

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