Bomb aimers briefing 26 September 1944 - Karlsruhe

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 26 September 1944 - Karlsruhe

Description

Shows two bomb loads with distributor, preselecetion and false height settings. Includes timings, Window, and other details. On the reverse timings marking and bombing instructions. At bottom a list of aircraft with heights, wave number and headings.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-26

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10413, SChattertonJ159568v10414

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 26-9-44

[Underlined] Karlruhe [/underlined]

F.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1600 1600.

DIISTRIBUTOR 15yds .15

T.V. 1000 1600

BOMB WEIGHT 12.288 12.424

[Table of All Up Weights]

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 0005 E.T.R. 0720. ZERO. 0400 H – H+3 H+3 - H+6

WINDOWS. 25 Old. 12 new & 2 old. NICKELS. - EFFORT. 200 V Group

TIME TO TARGET. 4 hours. TARGET A.U.W. 60,000 60,000 TARGET HEIGHT. 380’

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 12750 -13250 60% 13500-14000 40% BOMBING HEADING. 235° 260°

235° - 10 secs overshoot
260 – 15 secs overshoot

COLOUR FILM: G.M.T.B.H.A.S.R.Q

Bombing Winds broadcast by H-15

Supporting

[Page break]

Flare force H-9, H-7, H-5.

1st Wave – blind
2nd Wave – back up green
3rd if necessary.

H-10 selected blind bombers will mark centre of Δ with 1000 lb long burning Green T.Is.

As soon as possible after H-10 the M.P. will be marked with T.I. Red dropped visually by Mosquitoes

If by H-2 the M.P. has not been marked the controller is to order the visual Mosquitoes to back up greens.

Controller will order:

(A) Bomb Red T.I.s as planned
(B) Bomb centre of Red and Greens direct.

[Table of aircraft waves, heights and headings]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 26 September 1944 - Karlsruhe,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7519.

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