Bomb aimers briefing 18 September 1944 - Bremerhaven

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 18 September 1944 - Bremerhaven

Description

Shows two bomb loads, one for four aircraft the other for ten aircraft. In addition a further one load for mining (gardening) for four aircraft. Details weapon settings including distributor and preselection settings. Also details Window, timings and other details. On the reverse, marking details and a table of list of aircraft with height and wave not completed.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-09-18

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10427, SChattertonJ159568v10428

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] BREMERHAVEN [/underlined]

DATE 18-9-44 [underlined] GARDEN [/underlined]

FGTX BJK[deleted] X [/deleted] PQRSUVY LOHA [circled] 11750 [/circled]

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1600 1600 1600

DISTRIBUTOR 15yds. .15 .15

T.V. 1000 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 8,300 12,288. 9,300

[Table of All Up Weights]

F.B.L. [Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights] Emphasis correct heading.

TIME OFF 1800 ZERO. 2100 H – H + 6.

WINDOWS. 5 MB + [deleted] 5 [/deleted] 2 “c” NICKELS. NIL

TIME TO TARGET. 2 3/4. TARGET A.U.W. 57000lbs 61,000lbs TARGET HEIGHT. Zero.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 15-16,000’

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM:

PRESET W S & D.
False wind vector

H2S only to be used by 49Sqdn

Spec. 1530
Main 1600
Take off 1800

[Page break]

Controller H-11 (Mosq)

6 visual markers Mosq. (Red TI’s)

4 Blind markers. (Green TI’s) at H-9

Flare Force 12 a/c. H-8 – (Blind) – 6 visual on Greens – 4 Back up on Greens

If by H-2 Mosq. not marked will back up Greens with Reds.

1/. Bomb Red TI’s as at flight planning. (use vector winds.)
2/. Bomb mixture Green & Red TI’s [underlined] direct [/underlined (no vector wind to be used)

[Boxed] Window to be used correctly [/boxed]

[Table of height and wave]

Thompson.
Kennedy.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 18 September 1944 - Bremerhaven,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 10, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7533.

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