Bomb aimers briefing 11 October 1944 - Walcheren

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 11 October 1944 - Walcheren

Description

Shows two bomb loads for nine and five aircraft respectively. Details preselection and false height settings as well as Window and bombing method. On the reverse a list of aircraft letters with adjoining figures and note at the bottom.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-11

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10366, SChattertonJ159568v10367

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] WALCHEREN [/underlined]

[Underlined] NORTH SOUTH [/underlined]

DATE 11 [deleted] 12 [/deleted]-10-44

AJHPQRSTU. LKEOY

[Table of bomb loads]

Petrol. 1100 1100.

Distributor .15 .15

T.V. 1660 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 14812 with carriers 13737

[Table of All Up Weights]

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

WINDOWS. 5 PKS old type Rate G. NICKELS. –

TARGET HEIGHT. ZERO.

[Underlined] HDG. 180. [/underlined]

North – Red TI..

Southern – Visually at Gun emplacement. north of the docks. HDG. – South to North
Once seen [underlined] only [/underlined] on each target.

Master Switch.

Cameras

[Page break]

[Table of aircraft and heights]

WS & D. at [deleted] 10 [/deleted] 8 min intervals at H-5, H+3, H+11.

Centre bomb of stick on both Δ’s.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 11 October 1944 - Walcheren,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7477.

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