Bomb aimers briefing - Nuremberg

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing - Nuremberg

Description

Gives bomb load and bomb stations including preselection settings, false height settings, delays and other operation information including wave times, routes, bombing methods. On the reverse target marking information including 'Newhaven marking' . Annotated 'Nuremberg'.

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Two sides of single sheet handwritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10010, SChattertonJ159568v10011

Transcription

[Underlined] NURMEBURG [/underlined]

[Underlined] MAIN [/underlined] T.J.L. QEX.B.

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of Preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 2140 B. 2200 ZERO HOUR 0110 TIME TO TARGET. 3:10

E.T.R. 0606 HRS.

WINDOWS. 28. NICKELS. 1 PKT.

EFFORT. 784. 100 HX III TARGET HEIGHT 1020FT.

ROUTE – Base – 5150 x 0230 – 5030 x 0435 - 5032 x 1038 – TARGET.
4900 x 1105 – 4830 x 0920 - 4910 x 0300 –
5000 x 0110 – Selsey Bill - Reading – Base.

[Table of aircraft waves]

[Underlined] METHOD. [/underlined] Newhaven Groundmarking. If cloud obscures TI [boxed] W [/boxed] skymarking will be used as an emergency.

Routemarker TI. Red will be dropped off track at Posn. P 5046N 0606E OUTWARD. Pathfinders open at Z-6 sticks illuminating flares. and Green TI. in the target area. AP. then marked large salvoes mixed Red & Green TI & kept marked with Red T.I. [Boxed] W [/boxed] Red/Yellow stars 175M.

Main Force a/c arriving early should aim at large salvoes mixed Red & Green TI. if visible, otherwise all a/c should aim at centre of all Red T.I.

[Page break]

No incends before zero hour.

Mosquitoes carry out spoof attacks with Red & Green TI. on Cologne & Kassel.

In addition spoof fighter flares will be dropped at [underlined] approx [/underlined] posn. 5050N. 0800 E.

NB Adjustable zero hour will be used.

[Underlined] Cameras [/underlined] K. Line overlap.
All other A/C – Colour Film.
T.C.E. No relay – but colour.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing - Nuremberg ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7086.

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