Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1945 - Ladbergen Dortmund Ems

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1945 - Ladbergen Dortmund Ems

Description

Shows two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection settings, heights and false height settings, Window, bombing heights and other details. On the reverse bombing and marking tactics.

Date

1945-01-01

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

Two sides form document front and handwritten on reverse

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10229, SChattertonJ159568v10230

Transcription

Ladbergen. Dortmund Ems.

DATE 1.1.45

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1500 1500

DISTRIBUTOR .15. 15 yds. .15.

T.V. 1660 1660.

BOMB WEIGHT 14.926 13.767

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 66 926 65 767

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

ZERO. 1100.

WINDOWS. 12 Pkts light

TARGET HEIGHT. 165.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 9000-11,000. BOMBING HEADING. On Track.

[Page break]

Aiming Point – T.I. Reds cascading 5.000.’ burning 12 mins from H-4 Mosquitos.

Leading Lancs of 54 base will back up with further Reds.

[Underlined] Aiming [/underlined]

Using T.I.s as guide to identification aim centre of stick at Western edge of canal

Care not to overshoot as W. side of Δ is primary object

Bombing Winds H-5 – V.H.F. and W.T.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 1 January 1945 - Ladbergen Dortmund Ems,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 29, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7290.

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