Bomb aimers briefing 19 September 1944 - Munchen Gladbach

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 September 1944 - Munchen Gladbach

Description

Shows one bomb load for operation. Details distributor and preselection settings, Window, and timings. At the bottom, target indicator colours for three forces. On the reverse more marking information and a list of aircraft with heights and headings. Call signs in a box on right hand side.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-19

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10423, SChattertonJ159568v10424

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] MUNCHEN GLADBACH [/underlined]

DATE 19-9-44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1800

DISTRIBUTOR [deleted] 15yds. .15 .5 [/deleted] – 50yds.

T.V. 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 8.300

ALL UP. WEIGHT. [deleted] 61,020 [/deleted] 62.660. 62.460

[Table of Preselect] DELAY PLUS 2 1/2 secs.

[Table of aircraft heights] NIL

5hrs 10 mins. TIME OFF E.T.R. ZERO. [deleted] ZERO [/deleted] 2115 H – H + 6.

WINDOWS. 20 PKS. OLD. 9 x MB + 2 OLD. NICKELS. -

TIME TO TARGET. 3.20. TARGET A.U.W. TARGET HEIGHT. [deleted] ZERO. [/deleted] 250 FT.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. [deleted] 16-16,500’. [/deleted] 13-14,000’ BOMBING HEADING. [deleted] 127-158°T [/deleted] 359° - 090°.

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM:

PRESET W S & D.
[Deleted] False [/deleted]

[Underlined] Orbit. LH. [/underlined]

Red Force – Red T.I.
Yellow Force – Yellow T.I.
Green Force – Green T.I.

[Page break]

[Underlined] Green Force. [/underlined] 1600yds 246°T from APT “A”
Sector - 359° - 090° 800yds.

Supporters going in at H-11 & H-6. Waddington.

Crews use own bombing winds from Nav.

[Table of aircraft waves, heights and headings]

Callsigns

[Boxed] Main Force REDNOSE
Stop Bmbg. SOAPSUD.
Abandon COCOCOLA [boxed]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 September 1944 - Munchen Gladbach,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7529.

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