Target marking and bombing instructions

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Title

Target marking and bombing instructions

Description

Notes written in red on marking and bombing instructions, method and blind marking.

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Type

Format

Two pages handwritten notes

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10055

Transcription

Red Spot Fires
R.S. Fires backed up by Green T.I.
Green TI
[symbol] W Flares [deleted] Green/Red stars [/deleted] RED/GREEN STARS.
[underlined] NB [/underlined]
[unreadable character] two [unreadable word] Red [unreadable word] - Cease bombing
“ “ “ Green [unreadable word] - Carry on bombing
Marking Pt is 1200 yds 330° T from H.
photoflashes to burst at 13000 FT
below bombing heights of A/C.
Heading [symbol] – 120 m
293L on Dortmund – 0045
112 N [unreadable character] on Orleans – 0100
113 H [unreadable character] on Le Mans – 0115
[page break]
X
Not to bomb before H unless
instructed by Controller
(Do not bomb Reds cancelled by Yellow TI)
[underlined] Distrib [/underlined] – 600yds [symbol]
[underlined] Window [/underlined] C-G-C. [symbol]
[underlined] Method [/underlined] A Flares at H – [unreadable character] (Clusters)
marking point marked visually
by [unreadable word]. Red Spot Fires (12)
[underlined] Blind Marking [/underlined] 2 GREEN. T.I.
cascading from 10,000 FT &
2 [symbol] W flares Green/Red Stars
igniting between 15000 – 16000 FT
every 11/2 mins. starting H-1
Green TI may be used to accentuate
correct AP marker. Yellow TI to
cancel wide markers
Main force – 1st bomb aimed at markers in the following order :-

Citation

“Target marking and bombing instructions,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7138.

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