Bomb aimers briefing February 1945

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing February 1945

Description

Indicates six bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection and distributor settings, delays and other notes. On the reverse marking tactics including use of Mosquito.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

Two sides handwritten document

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10214, SChattertonJ159568v10215

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Operations. [indecipherable] /2/45.

[Underlined] Bomb Loads [/underlined]

[Table of bomb loads]

[Underlined] Preselections [/underlined]

[Table of Preselections]

Distributor all loads .15.

Basic Delay Incendiary loads. – 5 secs.

Orbiting to port.

H-5. 2 sets of 2 broadcast Winds.
2. Vector Winds. 2. Direct Winds.

Petrol 1650.

[Page break]

[Underlined] Marking [/underlined]

H-11. Green proximity centre of town.

H-9 -7 -4. Flares.

As soon as possible H-9 Mosqu. will mark M/P with Red TI’s.

Alternative Green cascading T.I.s 6000’.

1). Bomb Reds. as planned
2) Bomb Reds and Greens. direct Wind
3) Bomb Reds direst Wind.
4) Bomb cascading greens – direct Wind.

Common Marking

Vector for H.E. different Vector for Inc.

H.E. – Marshalling Yard.
Inc – Town.

If primary plan fails crews will bomb as directed using their own direct Wind.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing February 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 8, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7281.

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