Bomb aimers briefing 19 February 1944 - Leipzig

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 February 1944 - Leipzig

Description

Headed 'Leipzig' in red. Two bomb loads one for main and the other for three aircraft. Details preselection and time delay settings as well as other information including window and nickels. Describes marking methods, spoof attack on Berlin. On the reverse is the route.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-19

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

Two sided form document partially filled in on front handwritten on the reverse.

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10297, SChattertonJ159568v10298

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] LEIPZIG [/underlined]

DATE 19-2-44.

MAIN O, Q, X,

[Table of bomb loads]

Petrol:- 1900 13,680lbs.

[Table of Bomb Weights and All Up Weights]

[Table of Preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights]

Petrol. 1900

Windows. C D C 50mls Nickels 2 pkts

ZERO. 0400

Target. Leipzig Effort. 841

Method:- Mixed Para & Wang’, Marked T I Red back TI Green.

Wang’ green/red stars 200°M

Route Markers out “P” 5308 0700 Red steady

out Q 5237 1152 Red steady

home R 5046 0605 TI Red off track

home S 5235 0822 Red steady

Spoof attack Berlin @ Z-7, TI yellow/red stars & bombs on Stendal.

XSFLHDO, North route

[Page break]

Base, (A) 5400-0440, (B) 5240-0810, (C) 5237-1152

(D) 5200-1255, Target, (E) 5050-1200, (F) 5020-0620,

(G) 5215-0310.

(H) 5100-1200, (B) 5240-0810, (J) 5315-0400.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 February 1944 - Leipzig,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7356.

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