Bomb aimers briefing 6 March 1945 - Sassnitz

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 6 March 1945 - Sassnitz

Description

Indicates two bomb loads, one for four aircraft and the other for seven. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, weights and fuse settings, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse operation aim 'To destroy enemy shipping and naval installations'. Includes marking and tactics including marking by Mosquito, target indicators, Window, camera and other notes.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-03-06

Contributor

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Format

Two sided form document filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10183, SChattertonJ159568v10184

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined]No.44. (RHODESIA ) SQADRON[/underlined]
[underlined] AIR BOMBING BRIEFING [/underlined]
Date : 6.3.45 Target SASSNITZ “H” HOUR 2300

[Table of Bomb Loads)

[Table of Bombing Instructions]

[Preselection Table]

[Aircraft Height Table]

[Page Break]
TO DESTROY EMENY [UNDERLINED] SHIPPING [/UNDERLINED] & NAVAL INSTALLATIONS.

[underlined] MARKING AND TACTICS. [/underlined] P.B. MARKERS GREEN. H-11 [DELETED] H-10 [/DELETED](ENTRE OF PORT. -9,-7,-4 FLARES. [deleted] -7, -5 [/deleted]
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER -9, MOSQ WILL MARK POINT AND IF ACCURATE BACKED UP.
SHOULD MOSQUITOD BE UNABLE TO MARK MARKING POINT THEY WILL TRY TO MARK A CENTRAL POINT ABOUT THE 3 TARGET POINTS. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE THEY WILL BACK – UP P.B. MARKERS GREEN.
[UNDERLINED] AIMING INSTRUCTIONS [/UNDERLINED]
I) ATTACK T.1. AS PLANNED – AIM CENTR BOMB OF STICK AT CENTRE OF R.T.1.S AND DELAY RELEASE AS FOLLOWS:- 4 SECS 234° (T).
II) ATTACK RED T.1’s DIRECT.
III) ATTACK R & G DIRECT.

[Bombing Table]

[WINDOW] YELLOW T.1. N.W OF △ H-15
[CAMERA]
[INSERTED] M/F =MAMBA STOP = GREASEGUN ABANDON = FROGMARCH [/INSERTED]

[NAVIGATION]

[GENERAL]

160 =15 GARD
YELLOW T.1.s MAY BE USED TO CONFIRM ACCURATE T.1.s

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 6 March 1945 - Sassnitz,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 8, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7244.

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