Bomb aimers briefing 11 November 1944

SChattertonJ159568v10330.jpg
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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 11 November 1944

Description

Shows three bomb loads for seven, two and five aircraft respectively. Details preselection and false height settings and other information including window. On the reverse, pathfinder force Mosquito marking, bombing instructions including height bands and broadcast wind information.

Date

1944-11-11

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10330, SChattertonJ159568v10331

Transcription

DATE 11.11.44

AURHEZD BS OCVMX

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1550 1550 1550

DISTRIBUTOR .15 .15 .3

T.V. 1385 1600 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 13.050 12.912 10.936

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65.410 65272 63296.

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1615 ZERO. 1915.

WINDOWS. 12 x OLD 3 x HEAVY NICKELS. - EFFORT. -

TIME TO TARGET. 3.00 approx. TARGET A.U.W. 61.090 60.952 58.976

[Page break]

[Underlined] P.F.F [/underlined]

H-11 Green proximity T.I.s. (blind)

H-9 Blind Flares.

H-7 Visual Flares.

Mosquitoes mking [sic] Marking Point with Red T.I.s.

Alternative Greens backed by reds.

2nd Alternative High bursting Red T.I.s. (10,000).

H.E. to bomb centre of reds using vector wind

If bombing Alternatives to bomb direct using a normal wind.

Incendiary loads to overshoot Reds by 26 sec using normal wind.

If using alternatives to overshoot with Basic delay only.

High Burning T.I.s to last until H+5

No orbiting

H.E. loads height bands 18,000 – 19000
Inc loads height bands 16,000 18000.

Track of approach 143(T).

55 base – aiming point [underlined] “B” [/underlined]

Winds to be broadcast H-5.

HE load to be prefixed by letter “B”
Inc load to be prefixed by letter “D”

Preset Wind for H.E. load 341/37 17500.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 11 November 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 30, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7390.

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