Bomb aimers briefing 28 October 1944 - Bergen

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 28 October 1944 - Bergen

Description

Shows two bomb loads, one for ten and the other for nine aircraft respectively. Details weights, preselection and false height and other information. On the reverse; jettison restrictions, target marking tactics and timings as well as bombing instructions .

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-28

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10352, SChattertonJ159568v10353

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] BERGEN [/boxed]

Delay – H – H+3
Inst – H+3 – H+6

DATE 28-10-44

KRFYSHUCXT Rest 53 53A BEDQAO YLM

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1700 1700

DISTRIBUTOR .15 .15 [Calculations]

T.V. 1385 1660

BOMB WEIGHT 11715 11,649

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65,155 65,089 62,382

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 20.10. E.T.R. 0300 ZERO. 2359 H – H+2.

EFFORT. 220+

TIME TO TARGET. 3.45. TARGET A.U.W. 60,000lbs “D” 57,000lbs TARGET HEIGHT. 000

TARGET GROUND SPEED. 220.

[Indecipherable] .6 A/C height.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 8-11000’ BOMBING HEADING. 360°

W S & D – H-5.

[Underlined] PRESET W S & D. [/underlined] Vector Bombing.

Bomb 2 Reds. Greens must not be bombed

Yellow – cancel.

[Page break]

[Underlined] Jettison Restrictions [/underlined]

57° 30’ N 60° 30’ N Do not jettison between these latitudes.

[Underlined] Flares [/underlined] H-9. H-7.

H-11 Selected blind marker crews will drop Green TI approx. 2 1/4 mls. 298°T from the APT. These are solely for the benefit of the Flare & marker forces & on no account are they to be bombed.

H-9 As soon after Mosq. mark the Marking Point visually with Red TI’s.

Controller assesses error & broadcasts to main force at H-5 a false bombing vector wind.

Aim centre bomb at Marking Point

TI Yellow cancel wide markers.

44, 207 & 106 Supporters – after supporting run turn Port
H-12 – H-10.

‘Z” in use safety ht. 8000’

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 28 October 1944 - Bergen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7463.

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