Bomb aimers briefing 11/12 April 1944 - Aachen

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 11/12 April 1944 - Aachen

Description

Indicates a single bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, time interval settings, false height settings, timings, Window, effort level, method including Mosquito aircraft marking and route.

Date

1944-04-11

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Spatial Coverage

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Format

One page handwritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10122

Transcription

[Underlined] DATE. 11-12/4/44 [/underlined]

[Underlined] MINOLS:- [/underlined] AACHEN

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of bomb weights and all up weights]

[Table of Preselection and T.V.]

[Table of aircraft heights]

PETROL. 1330 TIME OFF. 20.20 TARGET HT. 540’.

WINDOWS. 10 C.D.C. (30m) NICKLES. NIL

ZERO. 22.45 TAKE OFF. 20.30 approx E.T.R. 00.45

TARGET. AACHEN EFFORT 333 120(V) 83 PFF. 130 O.G.

[Underlined] METHOD:- [/underlined] Musical Paramatta.

Mosquitoes will mark the A.P. with T.I. red approximately every 2 minutes starting at Z-5. Other Pathfinders will keep the A.P. marked with T.I. green.

(Main Force A/C should aim at centre of all red T.I. visible) Otherwise at centre of the green T.I.

N.B. This is a small target and greatest accuracy is essential.

Spacing 0.15 Crater distance 30x (32 Point)

Route:- BASE – (A) 52.00N 0330E – TARGET – 50°.44’N 06°16’E (B) - 51°00N. 06.20E (C) - 52°00’N 03°30’E (A) - BASE

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 11/12 April 1944 - Aachen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7201.

Item Relations

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