Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1944

Description

Briefing sheet for 1-1-44 indicates 12 by 1000 MC 1/2 hour or 1 hour delay with preselection settings, false height settings, Window, timings, bombing height. On the reverse handwritten notes on target marking and code words.

Date

1944-01-01

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Format

Two sides of document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10006, SChattertonJ159568v10007

Transcription

DATE 1-1-44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1600

DISTRIBUTOR .15

T.V. 1660

BOMB WEIGHT [Deleted] 13,767 [/deleted] 12,708.

ALL UP. WEIGHT. [Deleted] 65,645. [/deleted] 65,306

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1630 ZERO. 1915 [deleted] H – H+4 [/deleted] H+1 to H+2.

WINDOWS. 17 heavy “MC” 238lbs. [Deleted] NICKELS. [/deleted]

[Deleted] TARGET A.U.W. [/deleted] TARGET HEIGHT. 165’

[Deleted] TARGET GROUND SPEED. TARGET POSITION. [/deleted]

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 9-12,000’

[Calculations]

Nav 1400
Main 1430

[Page break]

H-11 Blind Green TI’s.

H-9, 7, 4 Flares.

H-9 or as soon as poss. Red TI’s.

If Red TI’s good backed up more Red T.I.
If not good controller will issue a false wind vector less than 500x
If greater than 500x Red TI’s scrubbed by Yellow TI’s.

No emergency sky marking.

Callsign – Boxkite
Stop Bmg. Black
Abandon Snookerette.

WS & D – H-5.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 24, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7083.

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