Bomb aimers briefing 4 April 1945 - Nordhausen

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 4 April 1945 - Nordhausen

Description

States objective 'To destroy Nazi and military personnel evacuated from Berlin and housed in the town area'. H-hour '0915'. Includes two bomb loads for thirteen and six aircraft respectively. Details preselection, distributor and false height settings as well as other details. On the reverse 'Nordhausen' and brief target marking and tactics details,

Date

1945-04-04

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Format

Tow page form document partially filled in

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10267, SChattertonJ159568v10268

Transcription

TO DESTROY NAZI AND MILITARY PERSONNEL EVECUATED FROM BERLIN AND HOUSED IN THE TOWN AREA.

[Underlined] NO. 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON. [/underlined]

[Underlined] AIR BOMBERS BRIEFING. [/underlined]

Date [Deleted] 3 [/deleted] 4.4.45 Target NORDHAUSEN. “H” HOUR [deleted] 0100 [/deleted] 0915

Petrol 1800 Target Height. 540.

[Calculations]

[Tables of bomb loads and preselection Load A]

[Tables of bomb loads and preselection Load B]

[Table of aircraft heights]

B/S. Wind to Main Force [deleted] V.H.F. [/deleted] or W/T H-5

Special levelling √

[Page break]

[Underlined] NORDHAUSEN. [/underlined]

[Underlined] MARKING AND TACTICS. [/underlined]

H-3 T.I. REDS in PAIRS (2000’ – 12 mins.

Aim visually using REDS as guide

If not visible aim at T.I. REDS.

Cloud – NO BOMBING. (55 BASE T.I. RED or visually on TOWN

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 4 April 1945 - Nordhausen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7333.

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