Bomb aimers briefing 16/17 January 1945

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 16/17 January 1945

Description

Indicates two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection settings, heights and timings. Note on the reverse concerning when diverted.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-01-16

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

One page form document filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10218, SChattertonJ159568v10219

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] 16Pt. F.K.T.V.X.G [/underlined]

DATE 16/17/1/45

DTVXZFGK. LMQRSYEP.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 2154 2154

DISTRIBUTOR .15 .15

T.V. [Deleted] 1380 [/deleted] 1500 [Deleted] 1380 [/deleted] 1500

BOMB WEIGHT 10160 8660.

T+200 ALL UP. WEIGHT. 66509 65009

A B. [Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights] STICK LENGTH 120

ZERO. [Deleted] 2100 [/deleted] 2130

EFFORT. 200 V Gp.

TARGET HEIGHT. 760

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 14000-16750 BOMBING HEADING. 118°T.

H-H+6

COLOUR FILM: H+3 - H+6

[Symbol] A/Flak D. 50% A/C 0800°E – 0900E. OUTWARD
G. 30 mls of Δ & on track if engaged.

A/Fighter. D. 5% A/C 0800°E – 30 mls beyond Δ.
C. Return 50% 0900°E - 0700°E.

[Page break]

WHEN DIVERTED BRING GEN TO B/LDR.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 16/17 January 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7284.

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