Bomb aimers briefing 26/27 November 1944 - Munich

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 26/27 November 1944 - Munich

Description

Indicates a single bomb load for operation. Details weights, preselection settings time on target and window start stop lines. On the reverse Mosquito marking and controller, timings and marking plan, bombing instructions, route marking and note that controller might have to be Lancaster if Mosquito cannot take off.

Date

1944-11-26

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Spatial Coverage

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Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10312, SChattertonJ159568v10313

Transcription

MUNICH.

DATE 26/27/11/44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 2154

DISTRIBUTOR .5 50yds.

T.V. 1660

BOMB WEIGHT 7806

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 64515

[Table of Preselect]

ZERO. 0500 H-H+3

WINDOWS. Start 40mls →Δ Stop 0600E homewardbound.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 16-17,500 BOMBING HEADING 019-039

[Underlined] Winds [/underlined] Preset Met Wind confirmed by Group W/T at H-12.

[Boxed] Nav. 2030
Capt. 2115
Main. 2145 [/boxed]

[Page break]

[Boxed] 019-039 [deleted] 040-060
15 secs overshoot [boxed]

[Page corner folded over] Controllers in Mosquitoes.

H-11, - 2 Green TI on centre of town Long burning.

H-9 -7 -4 Flares.

H-9 2. TI Red Marking Point Long burning.
Assessed – Backed up Red TI. L.B. Scrub Yellows

H-2 If marking point not marked Mosq. will back up the H-11 Greens.
If Greens innacurate [sic] the Mosq. will mark with Red TI. any built up area visible in town.

H-2 [Underlined] If cloud [/underlined] Green TI cascading 10,000’

[Underlined] Priority [/underlined]

1/. Attack Reds as planned
2/. Attack Red & Green direct.
3/ Attack Red direct.
4/ Attack Greens direct.

[Underlined] Routemarker [/underlined] T.I. Green 12 mins Posn 4603N 0920E.

Controller may have to be a Lancaster if Mosquitoes can’t take off

If by H-3 No Mosq. over Δ the Lanc Controller will [deleted] drop Greens [/deleted] order Greens to be bombed.

[Calculations]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 26/27 November 1944 - Munich,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7367.

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