Bomb aimers briefing 7 May 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 7 May 1944

Description

Shows three bomb loads for squadron aircraft. includes preselection settings, timings, route and method. Annotated 'Salbris'.

Date

1944-05-07

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

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Format

One form document partially filled in.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10077

Transcription

[Underlined] SALBRIS [/underlined]

DATE 7-5-44

YZUOXE KLMETS Q.

[Table of bomb loads]

Y – 3 FLASH

DISTRIBUTOR – [deleted] .075 [/deleted] .1 sec 1500galls 1200 galls.

[Underlined] 15 yds [/underlined]

T.V. 1400 1400

[Table of bomb weights and all up weights]

[Table of Preselect]

TIME OFF 2146. E.T.R. 0319 ZERO. 0030.

WINDOWS. [deleted] 1 [/deleted] YES. NICKELS NIL. EFFORT -

TIME TO TARGET. 2 1/2 hrs. TARGET HEIGHT. 300’

ROUTE - Base – (A) Reading – (B) Selsey Bill – (C) Cabourg – Target [boxed] 1ST A/C. 0030-35 [/boxed] – (D) 4908N x 0135W 4950N x 0250W (E) – Portland Bill (F) – Upper Heyford (G) - Base.

TARGET 4725N 0201E.

METHOD:-

Red Spots backed up by Reds.
Yellow Proximity Markers.
Greens used as an emergency (T.I’s).

[Underlined] Other aiming Points [/underlined] – Green SPOT FIRES.

Bombing Ht – 6000’-8000’

Heading 135° M.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 7 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 24, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7152.

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