Bomb aimers briefing 6 October 1944 - Bremen

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 6 October 1944 - Bremen

Description

Shows two bomb loads for operations. Details distributor and preselection settings as well as bombing height, Window and some timings. On the reverse marking and bombing instructions.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-10-06

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10396, SChattertonJ159568v10397

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] BREMEN [/underlined]

DATE 6-10-44

F.R.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1400

DIISTRIBUTOR .2 .2 20 yards.

T.V. 1000 1600

BOMB WEIGHT 12,256 [deleted] 12,496 [/deleted] 13,538

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 63,536 64,818

F.R. [Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights] NIL overshoot

TIME OFF 1715 E.T.R. 2215. ZERO. 2035

WINDOWS. 9 new or 15 old. NICKELS. - EFFORT. 200 Plus

TARGET A.U.W. 59,000 TARGET HEIGHT. 10’

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 18,4 – 19,500’ [underlined] BOMBING HEADING. [/underlined]

PRESET W S & D. - H-5 or W/T

[Underlined] Supporting [/underlined] H-10 – H-7 run across target
do not bomb on first run.

Attack H+3 – H+6 in 2nd wave

[Page break]

[Underlined] Marking [/underlined] Δ Proximity TI’s Red at H-10.

Illuminate Flares H-9, 7. 5.

Δ marked Mosq. TI. Green

If by H-2 [inserted] not [/inserted] marked will mark centre of town with TI Green which should back up the T.I. Red if accurate.

[Underlined] Method [/underlined] Delay 14 secs.

Track 174°T

[Deleted] S [/deleted]

Golf Green. – Stop Bombing.
King Kong – Abandon.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 6 October 1944 - Bremen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7508.

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