Bomb aimers briefing 20 February 1944 - Stuttgart

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 20 February 1944 - Stuttgart

Description

Indicates three bomb loads, one for main and the others for two aircraft each. Details preselection and false height settings as well as other information including Window. Under method is route and target marking and bombing instructions including spoof attack by Mosquito. Route is at the bottom.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-20

Contributor

Claire Monk

Rights

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Format

One page form document filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10294

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined] STUTTGART [/underlined]

20-2-44
[underlined] 79.45 Tons[/underlined]

MAIN “X.” “Q” O&C
[Table of Bomb Loads)

[Table of Bombing Instructions]

[Preselection Table]

[Aircraft Height Table]
Method:-Route markers missed Para & Wrong.
[deleted] attack opens [/deleted] Flares Red Steady at ‘P’ – 4752N0855E outward bound.
Attack open at z-2 with red TI in target area
AP. Kept marked with Green TI.
In addition W flares green/red mark release plaint throughout attack.
Aim at centre green TI on otherwise centre W heading 020M.
Spoof attack by Mosquitoes on [indecipherable] at Z-2 with Red and Green TL & bombs.
Command bullseye at point 5430N 0500E at 0100 hrs
Base – Reading – Beachy Hd. – [deleted] 50-0115 [/deleted] 5000 0115 – 4752 0855 – TARGET
4908-0912 – 5000 – 0115 Beachy Hd – Reading - Base

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 20 February 1944 - Stuttgart,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7351.

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