Bomb aimers briefing 5 March 1945 - Bohlen synthetic fuel plant

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 5 March 1945 - Bohlen synthetic fuel plant

Description

Indicates two bomb loads, one for six aircraft and the other for twelve. Includes H-hour time, preselection and distributor settings,weights, height and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse; aiming instructions, target marking, bombing details, camera settings and other notes.

Date

1945-03-05

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Format

Two sided form document partially filled in

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10186, SChattertonJ159568v10187

Transcription

[underlined]No.44. (RHODESIA ) SQADRON[/underlined]
[underlined] AIR BOMBING BRIEFING [/underlined]
Date 5-3-45 Target BOHLEN “H” HOUR 2150
Petrol 2154


[Table of Bomb Loads)

[Preselection Table]

[Table of Bomb Loads)

[Preselection Table]



[Aircraft Height Table]

[inserted]
41200
4160
[underlined] 15509 [/underlined]
60869
[underlined] 6000 [/underlined]
[underlined] 66869 [/underlined]
60869
[underlined] 4500 [/underlined]
[underlined]65369 [/underlined]

[Page Break]

[underlined]aiming instructions [/underlined]
[underlined] MARKING AND TACTICS[/underlined]
1. ATTACK RED TI “A” ABLE I AIM AT CENTRE OF 3R.T.I’S USING FLASE WIND VECTOR AT H-5
2. ATTACK RED TI “B” BAKER – AIM DIRECT USING DRECT W/V
3. DITTO DITTO DITTO “C” CHARLIE -USE DIRECT W/V BUT TRACK 184 °T AND DELAY 28 SECS. OR AS AMENDED.
4. DITTON RED & GREEN DIRECT – USE DIRECT W/V
5. DITTON WANG. [UNDERLINED] GREEN [/UNDERLINED] WITH [UNDERLINED]RED STARS [/UNDERLINED]– AIM AT CENTRE WANG USING DIRECT W/V. NORMAL SETTINGS

[underlined] FLARES PARALLET TO ATTACK. [/underlined] ON TRACK

[BOMBING TABLE]

[underlined] WINDOW [/underlined]

[underlined] CAMERA [/underlined]
[inserted] M/F = PINKEYE STOP = GOLF GREEN ABANDON = PINCH DRUNK [/inserted]

[underlined]NAVIGATION [/underlined]

[underlined]GENERAL. /[underlined]

ATTACK ON CHEMNITZ

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 5 March 1945 - Bohlen synthetic fuel plant,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7246.

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