Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1945 - Ladbergen 'A'

SChattertonJ159568v10191.jpg
SChattertonJ159568v10192.jpg

Title

Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1945 - Ladbergen 'A'

Description

Indicates two bomb loads, one for eight aircraft the other for four. Includes preselection and distributor settings, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse aim of operation 'to breach enemy canal' followed by target marking, bombing notes, Window, camera settings and other notes.

Date

1945-02-24

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sided form document filled in

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10191, SChattertonJ159568v10192

Transcription

[underlined]No.44. (RHODESIA ) SQADRON[/underlined]
[underlined] AIR BOMBERS BRIEFING [/underlined]
[inserted] 135 A/C [/inserted]
Date 24-2-45 Target LADBERGEN “A” HOUR [deleted] 1500[/deleted] [inserted]1630 [/inserted]
Petrol 1350 Target Height 165’
[Table of Bomb Loads)

[Table of Bombing Instructions]

[Preselection Table]

[Aircraft Height Table]
[Page Break]

To [indecipherable words]

[underlined] MARKING AND TACTICS. [/underlined]
H. Yellow carcoding @1500 over A. (south)
M/F to aim visually [indecipherable work] YELLOW as quick.
If observed train at YELLOW.
RED & GREEN T.I 1 mile beyond the △.
& at Pos. D.
Water not / A/C below when bombing.

[Bombing Table]

[Window]
[Camera]
[Navigation]
[General]
[inserted] M/F MARLOW BA [/inserted]
[inserted] 8/B DEWDROP [/inserted]
[inserted] A/M. SPRINGSTEEL [/inserted]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1945 - Ladbergen 'A',” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 29, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7249.

Item Relations

Item: Operations order 24 February 1945 dcterms:relation This Item