Bomb aimers briefing 17 August 1944 - Foret-De Lisle Adam

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 17 August 1944 - Foret-De Lisle Adam

Description

Shows single bomb load with weights as well as distributor and false height settings. Indicates timings and Window. On the reverse marking and timings by Mosquito and Pathfinder Force Mosquito as well as other details.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-17

Contributor

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10469, SChattertonJ159568v10470

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Transcription

FORET DE LISLE ADAM 600.

DATE 17-8-44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1400galls.

DISTRIBUTOR 15yds.

BOMB WEIGHT 13 080

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 64,510

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1805 ZERO. 2045

WINDOWS. Rate D in Δ area & on route if engaged. EFFORT. 150.

TARGET HEIGHT. 200FT.

COLOUR FILM: Cameras in all A/C.

[Drawing] Westerly A,PT.

[Calculations]

[Page break]

[Boxed] 1615 Sections [/boxed]

[Underlined] H-5 [/underlined]

[Underlined] Marking Westerly A.PT. [/underlined]

Mosquitoes to mark both targets with Smoke markers. Marked at North & South ends.

PFF Oboe mosquitoes will mark the marshalling yards at Posn 4908 x 0217E with Yellow TI cascading 5000’ at H-6, 4, 2, H & H+2. These markers will keep crews on their run up to the target.

East AP marked by 54 Base Mosq. using 1 smoke bomb on the APT.

S/C over Waddington. 30yds spacing 11000ft.

[Underlined] Green Force [/underlined]

[Underlined] Height [/underlined] – 10,500’ – 11,500’.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 17 August 1944 - Foret-De Lisle Adam,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 18, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7561.

Item Relations

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