Bomb aimers briefing 7 October 1944 - Walcheren

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 7 October 1944 - Walcheren

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details preselection and false target settings as well as weights and timings. On the reverse a sketch map showing aiming point, notes on target indicator and visual bombing.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-07

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10392, SChattertonJ159568v10393

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] WALCHEREN [/underlined]

DATE 7-10-44

[Table of bomb loads]

1100 galls.

.15 Two sticks sevens. .075 alternate switches first runs

T.V. 1660

BOMB WEIGHT 14,812

[Table of all up weights]

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1130 E.T.R. 1430. ZERO. 1330.

WINDOWS. NIL. NICKELS. NIL. EFFORT. H – H+10.

TIME TO TARGET. - TARGET A.U.W. 56,000lbs. TARGET HEIGHT. ZERO.

[Calculations]

[Page break]

[Diagram]

[Deleted] Smoke marking on landward sides [/deleted] 1 long burning Red TI.

Two bombing runs. Aim visually.

Individual bombing is to be carried out to practice bmg accuracy.

Particular attention to be paid to [underlined] line error. [/underlined] If not on Δ in first run a second run is to be made.

Orbit Stbd.

[Underlined] WS & D. [/underlined] Commence H-5 and 10 min. intervals.

Marchtime

[Calculations]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 7 October 1944 - Walcheren,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7505.

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