Bomb aimers briefing 27 September 1944 - Kaiserslautern.

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 27 September 1944 - Kaiserslautern.

Description

Shows three bomb loads for five, seven and five aircraft respectively. Details distributor and preselection settings, Window, bombing heights, weights and other details. On the reverse a table showing aircraft number, height, heading and delay

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-27

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10407,
SChattertonJ159568v10408

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 27-9-44

K. [Underlined] KAISERSLAUTERN [/underlined]

Q.F.R.G.U. V.A.T.L.X.J.S. H.O.Y.P.M.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1600 1600 1600

DIISTRIBUTOR 15yds .15

T.V. 1000 1000 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 12.288. 8.300. 8.460.

[Table of All Up Weights]

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights] NIL

TIME OFF 2115. ZERO. 0100 H – H+2 H+2 - H+4

WINDOWS. 8 NEW + 2 OLD. or 18 OLD. NICKELS. - EFFORT. 200 +.

TARGET A.U.W. 60,000 56,000 56000. TARGET HEIGHT. 794’

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 4000 – [indecipherable] 5500

COLOUR FILM: F.G.M.J.A.O.T.V.

PRESET W S & D. Western 028/13 Eastern 285/31

Photo-flash – burst 2000’ above target level.

bottom A/C – 4000 – 4500.

[Page break]

[Table of aircraft height, heading, delay and wave with flash identified]

J.A.V.S.X. Western A.P.

[Underlined] 2 Winds [/underlined]

1st Easterly – Inc loads
2nd Westerly – Vector Wind

H – 8 Winds

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 27 September 1944 - Kaiserslautern. ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7515.

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