Bomb aimers briefing 26 August 1944 - Königsberg

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 26 August 1944 - Königsberg
Bomb aimers briefing 26 August 1944 - Koningsburg [sic]

Description

Shows two bomb loads for operation with distributor, preselection and false height settings. Also details weights, Window and timings. Indicates aircraft in three waves of four, five and four aircraft respectively. On the reverse; marking and list of aircraft with height and wave.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-26

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10456, SChattertonJ159568v10457

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] KONINGSBURG [/underlined]

DATE 26-8-44

(Z) F.O.

[Table of bomb loads]

Distributor 12 yards .13

Petrol 2154 2154

T.V. 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 8,300 7750 7600 “B”

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 65,460 64,450 MK IV 64,300 + 460

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1915 h 0045

WINDOWS. 20MB 40 Type C. NICKELS. NIL

TIME TO TARGET 5.00 TARGET A.U.W. 57,000 TARGET HEIGHT 40’

7-8000’

[Table of aircraft waves]

HDG:- 019°T

[Underlined] Orbit Port. [/underlined]

[Underlined] Colour Film [/underlined] SQVYHAG

[Underlined] Preset W S & D [/underlined]

3GP KIEL. } 290.
Ruhr. } 400

[Page break]

[Underlined] Marking. [/underlined]

2 Initial markers
4 Backers up.

Green proximity 1000lb with flares.

H-10, 1st flare wave drops 12 clusters – H-8.

Red TI’s cascading 3000’ }
Backed up Redo } 48 RTI’s

Yellow scrubs

If conditions bad Flare force carrying 250lb RTI each to be dropped in emergency on instruments.

[Table of aircraft waves and heights]

G Reserve.

[Underlined] Mining [/underlined]

Z White
F Dobson
L Anning
B Stockwell.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 26 August 1944 - Königsberg ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 18, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7552.

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