Bomb aimers briefing 12 October 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 12 October 1944

Description

Shows two bomb loads with preselection settings and weights. Has been struck through and annotated 'Cancelled'. On the reverse marking plan and bombing instructions as well as supporting squadrons.

Date

1944-10-12

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10368, SChattertonJ159568v10369

Transcription

DATE 12-10-44

[Diagonally across page] Cancelled

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 2154. 2154

DISTRIBUTOR 30 yards. .3.

T.V. 1660 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 7840 8150

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 64,540 64,850

[Table of Preselect]

TIME OFF 1815 E.T.R. 0430 ZERO. H – H+6 2359

[Underlined] TIME TO TARGET. TARGET A.U.W. 56000LBS [/underlined] TARGET HEIGHT. 1750’

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 16750-18,000’ BOMBING HEADING. 031-047

[Table of aircraft waves]

17 sec overshoot to attack H+4 – H+6

[Page break]

[Obscured] [Underlined] Point [/underlined] 1100yds 227° [obscured word] B Beer.

Illuminated Flares H-9 & 7 & the Green TI [inserted] H-11 [/inserted] backed up at H-5

A.PT T.I. Red at H-9. If not marked by H-2 Green TI will be backed up visually by the mosquitoes. (6)

Flare force will drop route markers

Green/Red [boxed] W [/boxed] flares over Lake Annecy outward bound
Green/Red [boxed] W [/boxed] flares at Posn 4610N 0904E. out
TI Yellow at Posn. 4800N 1120E. out. bursting to 10,000’.

Controller will order:-

Attack Red TI as planned or.
Bomb Green TI. direct.

Sector 031-047 Overshoot 17 secs. 16,750-18000FT

[Underlined] Supporters [/underlined] – 619, 630 & 57 Squads.

[Calculations]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 12 October 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 16, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7479.

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