Bomb aimers briefing 1 June 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 1 June 1944

Description

Single bomb load for all aircraft with pre-selection settings, route and method. Notes that musical paramatta Mosquito will drop long burning red target indicators. On the reverse a list of other bombing operations by group. Annotated target 'Maisy/Scrubbed'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-06-01

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

Both sides of one page form document partially filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10030, SChattertonJ159568v10031

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] MAISY [/underlined]

DATE 1-6-44 [Underlined] SCRUBBED [/underlined]

[Table of bomb loads]

Ht 6000-9000ft

T.V. 1600

BOMB WEIGHT 13280

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 63020

[Table of Preselect]

ZERO. 0030

WINDOWS. 8 CGC NICKELS. - EFFORT. 50L

TIME TO TARGET. 2245 approx TARGET A.U.W. 63020 TARGET HEIGHT. 60

ROUTE – Base – Reading – Bognor – Target – 4923 x 0103W – 4020 x 0150 -
4935 x 0230W – 5044 x 0256W – Base.

METHOD. Musical Paramatta. Mos’ will drop long burning Red TI bursting at 3000ft on the AP @ H-3 and H-2, Main force A/C should aim their bombs at the centre of all TI’s visible, Main force should be timed to bomb between H-1 and H-5 Marking will be over by H+5

Target illuminated by flares & AP. marked by 2 Red Spot Fires

[Page break]

[Underlined] Other Attacks [/underlined]

1 Gr 100L Dieppe 0230
50L Boulogne 0050

3 Gr 82L Maissy 0130

4 Gr 100H Churbourg 0110
50H Le Havre 0150

5 Gr 50L Sauavier 0115 Angier

6 Gr 100H Au Ferne 0210 Churburg
50H Cap Blanc 0010 Boulogne

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 1 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 13, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7117.

Item Relations

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Item: Weight table for all squadron aircraft 1 June 1944 dcterms:relation This Item
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