Bomb aimers briefing 28 January 1944 - Berlin

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 28 January 1944 - Berlin

Description

Indicates two bomb loads for operations on 28 January 1944. Annotated 'Berlin' in red. Includes preselection settings, delays, false height settings, Window and target marking method.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-01-28

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One page form document filled in

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SChattertonJ159568v10159

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Transcription

[Underlined] BERLIN [/underlined]

DATE 28-1-44

[Table of bomb loads]

Petrol 2050 galls = 14,760 lb.

TV. 1000 1/sec TV. 1600 1/sec

[Table of bomb weights and All Up Weights]

[Table of Preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights]

Petrol. 2050 Target Ht. 118’

312 Bundles Window. Within 50 mls. C D C Nickels. 1 PKT.

ZERO. 0315 Effort 663 inc. 198 Hx.

Emergency Sighting Lle.

Method:- Mixed Para & Wang.

[Underlined] Routemarker Flares [/underlined] Red steady Posn. P 5510N 0832E } OUT.
Posn Q 5318N 1237E } OUT.
Posn R 5400N 1200E – HOME

Attack opens TI RED. Aim Pt. then kept marked TI GREEN throughout. In addition Δ marked flares RED & GREEN stars.

Main force bomb centre of all TI Green visible. If cloud prevents aim at centre all flares Red + Green stars Hdg. 160° M. True Ht. & A/S Zero W/V.

Spoof routemarker T I Yellow (W) at 5206N 1245E & same fighter flares 25mls SW of target

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 28 January 1944 - Berlin,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 5, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7229.

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