Bomb aimers briefing marking tactics

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Bomb aimers briefing marking tactics

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Lists crews and aircraft on left side. Describes marking and bombing tactics including marking by Mosquito. Includes timings for marking.

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One page handwritten document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SChattertonJ159568v10217

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A F/O CRAIG
C RICHARDSON
D FREELAND
F YOUNG 3
G BOYLE
J PETERSWALD
K JEESON
L GARDINER 2
O IRVING
P KENNEDY
Q DIVES
R WOOD ?
S PARKIN
T FERGUSON
V WORRALL
X ROY. PIGGOTT.
Y HAYLER

RES. F/O FUGGER

[UNDERLINED] H.2200 [/UNDERLINED]
1. A.P ILLUMUNATED BY FLARE WAVES. AND. BLIND MARKERS DROPPING 2 GREEN Y.1.S (H-11) (H-9)
2. IN ADDITION MOS [DELETED] A/R[/DELETED] VISUAL MARKERS THE MARTKING POINR WITH RED T.I. (IF CLOUD PERMITS)
MARKERS WILL BE ASSES AND MASTER BOMBER WILL INSTRUCT CREWS AT WHICH MARKER TO AIM. A FALSE VECTOR WIND WILL BE USED BROADCAST BY MASTER BOMBER AT H-5
3. SHOULD CLOUD COND. PRECLUDE ASSESSMNET BLIND MARKERS WILL DROP T.I. GREEN ON MARKING POINT CASCAPING AT 600 FEET. FRM H TO H-8

All crews are to aim the centre bomb of the stick as directed by the Master Bomber.
[deleted] 15500 to 17500’ 1400 to 16750 [/deleted] 12000 LOWEST

START
WINDOW 55N TO △2P.MIN A/FIG
STOP 5330. RESTART 11E. STOP 8.E
A/FLAK 30 M/S △ 5 PMIN
H-11 2GR. T.I.
H-9 11 Hooded flares
H-7 6 14 “ “
H-5 4 Cont. “
H-1 to H+8 3 green T.I.s 5000’
Supp. H-12 to H-6

[deleted] [underlined]H 2200 [/underlined]
GREEN T.I. BUND FLARES.
VIS RED IF COULD PERMITS
IF CLOUDY GREEN T.I CAS 6000 H – H+8
ONTO MARKER POINT [/deleted]

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“Bomb aimers briefing marking tactics,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7283.

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