Bomb aimers briefing 28/29 December 1944 - Horten (Koln)

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 28/29 December 1944 - Horten (Koln)

Description

Shows one bomb load for operation. Includes preselection and distributor settings, heights, false target settings and other details. On the reverse bombing instruction including not to bomb unless permission given by controller.

Date

1944-12-29

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sided form document partially filled in front and handwritten on reverse

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10236, SChattertonJ159568v10237

Transcription

HORTEN. (KÖLN)

DATE 28/9/12/44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1700

DISTRIBUTOR [deleted] .15 [/deleted] .075

T.V. 1660

BOMB WEIGHT 12,149

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65589

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

ZERO. 2330 May be extended by Controller up to 30 min.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 6-8,000 BOMBING HEADING. Southerly.

H – H+5.

[Page break]

Select 1 2 3 4 5 6 16 Dist. At /.} Two runs.
Wind back – all switches down} Bomb visually.

Do not bomb unless permission given by Controller.

H-5 W/V 7,000’

Do not bomb S. of 59° 15’ N.

Wanganui – proximity.

R & G.

R & Y mark aiming point

Orange marine markers

If unable to locate Δ. Select biggest M/Vessels BUT not one in dock or alongside in the port or S. of 59° 15’ N.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 28/29 December 1944 - Horten (Koln),” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7294.

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