Bomb aimers briefing 12 August 1944 - Brunswick

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 12 August 1944 - Brunswick

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation and includes distributor, and preselection settings, timings and other details. On the reverse instructions for H2S aircraft, list of aircraft and headings and Window instructions.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-12

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10485, SChattertonJ159568v10486

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] BRUNSWICK [/boxed]

DATE 12-8-44

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL [Deleted] 1800 [/deleted] 1900.

DISTRIBUTOR 20yds

T.V. 1000

[Calculations]

BOMB WEIGHT 8,300

ALL UP. WEIGHT. [Deleted] 62,460 [/deleted] 63,680

TIME OFF. [Deleted] 20 [/deleted] 2105 ZERO. H – H+3 (wave 1) 0005

WINDOWS. 30

TIME TO TARGET. 2.10 TARGET HEIGHT 250’

TARGET GROUND SPEED. 300

Command Bullseye.

[Page break]

If H2S u/s bomb MPI of incendiaries.

[Table of aircraft and heights]

[Underlined] Window Type [/underlined] MB – to be dropped from 0430E to target & back to 0430E at rate 1 per minute. MTH of 44. XVHQ of 619.

Old type window to be dropped from 0430E to within 20 miles of Δ.
Rate G (5 per min.) within 20 miles – Δ & then 2 per minute back to 0430E – (U O S Q F L G R of 44)

ASI BL/20.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 12 August 1944 - Brunswick,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 9, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7573.

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