Bomb aimers briefing 24 August 1944 - Königsberg

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 24 August 1944 - Königsberg
Bomb aimers briefing 24 August 1944 - Koningsburg [sic]

Description

Shows two bomb loads for operation, one with conventional bombs, the other with mines. Covers preselector and false height settings as well as other details. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed'. On the reverse marking (blind) wind speed and direction time, gardening height and a list of aircraft with wave and heights.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-24

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10460, SChattertonJ159568v10461

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] KӦNINGSBURG [/underlined]

DATE 24-8-44 [underlined] MINING [/underlined]

(Z) F O

[Diagonally through this page] SCRUBBED

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 2154 2154

DISTRIBUTOR .13 – 12 yards.

T.V. 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 8,174 7750 7600

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 64,874 + window 65,334 64,450 MK IV 64,300 MK VI + window

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 2015 E.T.R. 0600 ZERO. 0130

WINDOWS. 20 MB 40 old type

TIME TO TARGET. 4.33. TARGET HEIGHT. 40’

BOMBING HEADING. 019°T

[Table of bombing heights]

COLOUR FILM: TRVYXMJFU.

[Calculations]

[Page break]

[Underlined] Marking [/underlined]

If 10/10 cloud.

1st wave blind marking.
Backers up mark visually.
A/C with H2S bomb blind.

[Underlined] WS & D – H-5. [/underlined]

[Underlined] Gardening [/underlined] – 12,000 – 13,000’

[Underlined] Orbit [/underlined] L.H.

[Table of aircraft waves and bombing heights]

SPARE S & Q

[Boxed] Spec. 1730 Main 1800 [/boxed]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 24 August 1944 - Königsberg,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7555.

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