Bomb aimers briefing 11 August 1944 - Givors

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 11 August 1944 - Givors

Description

Shows three bomb loads for ten, six and four aircraft respectively although last four are struck through. Show distributor, preselecetion and false height settings, Window, weights, timing, bombing heights and other details. At the bottom call signs. On the reverse flares and marking plan, bombing instructions, window details and list of aircraft with wave and bombing height.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-11

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10489, SChattertonJ159568v10490

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] GIVORS [/boxed]

DATE 11-8-44

FQJPSHAUMV G [deleted] E(619) [/deleted] B OKTLZ [deleted] KTLZ [/deleted]

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL [deleted] 1960 [/deleted] 2000

[Table of Distributor, T.V. and weights]

[Table of preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 2025 E.T.R. 0430 ZERO. 0100

WINDOWS. 6 Bundles old type ‘C’ 3 bundles new. MB. NICKELS. - EFFORT. –

TIME TO TARGET. 4hrs. TARGET A.U.W. 59,000. TARGET HEIGHT. 380’

TARGET GROUND SPEED. 207.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 6-9000 BOMBING HEADING. [Underlined] On track. [/underlined]

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM: FAOS.

Callsigns – Controller –
Stop bombing:- Brown Jug.

All V GP A/C Fullhouse.

[Page break]

[Underlined] Flares. [/underlined] H-12 – H-10 – H-8 [Boxed] A.PT. ‘A’ [/boxed]

N. [Underlined] Marking Point:- [/underlined] Red TI’s (4 mosquitoes) Marking offset.

[Underlined] Backed up [/underlined] Red TI.

[Underlined] Long burning Yellow [/underlined] TI on run-up at Posn. 4538N x 0448E bearing 047° - 2 miles from the Northern A. PT. to assist on run up to Δ

Vector wind issued by controller to bring bomb across A. PT.

Centre bomb of stick at Marking Point using the vector wind b’cast by the controller.

Yellow TI’s cancel wide markers.

[Underlined] orbitting. [sic] [/underlined] Run over if marking not complete – 3 - 120° turns to port.

53 Base on Southern A. PT – “B” (Using Green TI’s).

[Underlined] Window [/underlined] Old Type on route & in T/Area if Flak or S/L seen. New type S of 48°N if fighters.

[Table of aircraft, Waves and Bombing Heights]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 11 August 1944 - Givors ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7575.

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