Bomb aimers briefing

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing

Description

Front not completed. On the reverse marking and tactics notes including Mosquito marking.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Two sided form document with handwritten notes on back side

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SChattertonJ159568v10188, SChattertonJ159568v10189

Transcription

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

[Underlined] AIR BOMBERS BRIEFING [/underlined]

“H” HOUR 2150

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[Indecipherable as parts missing] : -9, 7, 4 Flares. After -9 Red TI’s Primary Marking Point, assessed & if accurate backed up.

If unable to mark Mark Point, Mosq will try to mark target direct. Should smoke/cloud obscure both Prim. Marking Point & Target Mosq. will try to mark alternative Mark Point with Red T.I’s.

If this is impracticable Master Bomber will order the P.B.M. to be backed up.

If cloud obscures the Δ area, blind markers will drop Wanganui flares [underlined] Green [/underlined] with [underlined] Red stars [/underlined] cascading 7000’ and will be dropped in sticks of [underlined] [deleted] five [/deleted] [/underlined] flares. In the event of Wanganui marking being resorted to, Master Bomb. will order “Sky, Sky, Sky”

If enemy puts up spoof T.I’s, Yellow T.I’s will be dropped on accurate T.I’s.

Mosquito marking may drop Wang. Flares [underlined] Red [/underlined] with [underlined] Green stars [/underlined] for illumin.

[Underlined] CAMERA. [/underlined]

Photo-Flash .6
100% Compo. Film.
Clear Camera in Flight/ [deleted] Dispersal. [/deleted]

[Underlined] NAVIGATION. [/underlined]

[Underlined] Dummys – Loran – H2S. NO [/underlined]

[Underlined] GENERAL. [/underlined]

[Underlined] Long Delay Pistols [/underlined]

NO H2S.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7247.

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