Bomb aimers briefing 6 August 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 6 August 1944

Description

Shows two bomb loads for three and eight/three aircraft. Details distributor and preselection settings. Annotated alongside '59's MC 44s and 65 USA 500 lb'. Shows false height settings, Window, weights, timings and bombing heights.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-06

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

One page form document partially filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10506

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 6-8-44 [deleted] M (44) [/deleted] M(44).

LBX KHAZQOUT/ FP J

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1400

DISTRIBUTOR 15x

T.V. 1600 [deleted] 1385 [/deleted] 1600 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 13,080 OR 13520.

[Table of preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 0930 ZERO. 1215.

WINDOWS. Rate G target and if opposed. EFFORT. 200L.

TIME TO TARGET. 2 3/4 TARGET A.U.W. 61,000 TARGET HEIGHT. 120.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 15500 TO 6500 BOMBING HEADING. On track. 132°T.

G Bomb Load.

Δ HT?

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 6 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7597.

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