Bomb aimers briefing 19 October 1944 - Nurenburg

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 October 1944 - Nurenburg

Description

Shows three bomb loads for six, thirteen and three aircraft respectively. Details preselection and false height settings as well as Window, timings and weights. On the reverse; bombing instructions, flares and marking with timings. Note 1000 a/c Stuttgart at 2030. List of names of four crews.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-19

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10383, SChattertonJ159568v10384

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Transcription

046-052 102-116.

[Underlined] NUREMBURG [/underlined]

DATE 19-10-44

EDZB.

A YRFQS LOTJKUVHP K.U.E (SBC, 150X4 or J Clusters)

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1900 1900 1900

DISTRIBUTOR 12yds .12 12yds .12

T.V. 1000x 1000x 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 10 [deleted] 980 [/deleted] 452 8.021 10.244

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65.332 6291 65.124

[Table of Preselect] 416 Clusters “J” Clusters

[Table of aircraft heights] H [boxed] W [/boxed] attack.

TIME OFF 1645 E.T.R. 0030 ZERO. 2055

WINDOWS. 15 x MC – 150lbs. 25 x “C” – 125lbs.

TARGET HEIGHT. 1020.

Preset Wind – 290/52.

B’cast WS & D – H-10.

[Page break]

[Table of Sector, Relay, Load & T.O.T.]

[Deleted] 20 a/c in 55 base supporting. [/deleted]

KUE 150x4 046/052.

[Underlined] Flares [/underlined] H-9 -7 -5

Blind Greens H-11

TI Red. Marking Point.

In addn. [boxed] W [/boxed] from H-2 Codeword Sky, Sky, Sky ([underlined] Colours later [/underlined]).



If by H-2 marking point not marked Reds will back up Greens.
If Green TI inaccurate Mosq. will mark centre built up area with their Red TI’s.

↓ [Boxed] W [/boxed] attack on a [deleted] track [/deleted] [inserted] Hdg of the reciprocal [/inserted] of the direction of bombing wind
RAS 160. Zero wind on bombsight.

Main Force will be ordered

Attack Red TI as planned.
Attack Red & Green TI direct
Attack Red direct
Attack [boxed] W [/boxed] (Sky sky sky).

1000 A/C Stuttgart at 2030 & 0100.

Stop Bombing – Toffynose.

WS & D – H-10.

[Underlined] 6 crews. [/underlined]

Kelly
Davey
Bird
Richardson.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 October 1944 - Nurenburg,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 13, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7499.

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