Bomb aimers briefing 20 August 1944 - Brest Docks

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 20 August 1944 - Brest Docks

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation with distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other details. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-20

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

One page form document partially filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10468

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] BREST – DOCKS [/boxed]

DATE 20-8-44

‘A’

[Diagonally through page] SCRUBBED

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1500

DISTRIBUTOR 12 yds.

T.V. 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 13,080.

ALL UP WEIGHT. 65,130

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1610 E.T.R. 2100 ZERO. 1900

WINDOWS. 5 Bundles old type. Rate G. Δ area. EFFORT. 75l.

TIME TO TARGET. 2.15. +35 TARGET A.U.W. 61,000lbs TARGET HEIGHT. ZERO.

TARGET POSITION. DRY DOCKS.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. [boxed] [deleted] 12-15 [/deleted] [/boxed] [deleted] 12000 – 13,000’ [/deleted] 15,000’ – 16,000’ BOMBING HEADING. TRACK.

/ H-5 b’cast

barrats force – Main Force

Datum time at Posn. C.

Two Aiming Points – Hulk & Dry docks.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 20 August 1944 - Brest Docks,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7560.

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