Bomb aimers briefing 14 January 1945

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 14 January 1945

Description

Indicates two bomb loads, one for seven aircraft the other for eight. Includes heights and other notes. On the reverse marking and bombing tactics.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1945-01-14

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

Two sides form document front and handwritten on reverse

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10220, SChattertonJ159568v10221

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

L.D.

DATE 14/1/45

DFKTVXZ AEJLPRSY (K207)

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 2154

DISTRIBUTOR .15

T.V. 1500

BOMB WEIGHT 10160 8660

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 66509 65009

A B. [Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

ZERO. 2100

A-Fighter. 9°E-7°E 2 pair. A-Flak 7°E-9° + Δ area. WINDOWS. NICKELS. -

TIME TO TARGET 5 TARGET HEIGHT. 340’.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. [deleted] 15500-17750 182’ [/deleted] 14000-16750’ BOMBING HEADING. 120

[Deleted] H-H+8 [/deleted]

COLOUR FILM: H+2-H+5

[Page break]

[Obscured word] 11 Blind [underlined] Red [/underlined] (2)

[Obscured word] 9 7 5 Flares MAX T.O.T. H – H+12

Visual marking T.I. Green. MIN HT. 12000’.

Cloud. Hight bursting RED.

Aim at markers indicated by Master Bomber.

+ 12 secs O/S. [Deleted] HDG [/deleted] Track 120°T.

1. Blind – backing up } OVERSHOOT 12 secs
2. Visual }
3. High bursting RED. (Blind) }

[Underlined] Priority [/underlined]

1. GREEN – BOMB AS PLANNED
2 GREEN + RED
3. High bursting REDS

[Underlined] W/V H-5 [/underlined]

Main Force SMOKEY.
BLACKBOOT

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 14 January 1945,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 29, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7285.

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