Bomb aimers briefing 17 October 1944 - Walcheren

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 17 October 1944 - Walcheren

Description

Shows one bomb load and details preselection and false heights settings as well as other information. On the reverse brief notes on marking and bombing.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-17

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10377, SChattertonJ159568v10378

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 17-10-44 [Underlined] WALCHEREN [/underlined]

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. [deleted] 1400 [/deleted] 1250.

DISTRIBUTOR 15yds .15

T.V. 1660.

BOMB WEIGHT 14,826

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65,026

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

ZERO. H – H+4.

TARGET A.U.W. 63,000 TARGET HEIGHT. ZERO.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 5000 – 6000.

5134N x 03

200x.

[Page break]

2 A/C find bombing winds with flare floats & API.

Marking A.PT. TI. Red.

Bombing Wind H-5.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 17 October 1944 - Walcheren,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7490.

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