Bomb aimers briefing 5 August 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 5 August 1944

Description

Shows three bomb loads for seven, one and five/two aircraft respectively. Annotated '59s MC and 65s GP' alongside preselection settings. Includes distributor settings, times, Window, weights, bombing heights and marking and notes 'Shepherd in Mosquito'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-08-05

Contributor

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Format

One page form document partially filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10509

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 5-8-44

TQZXUBO F MLJKH/PA

[Table of bomb loads]

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

[Table of preselect]

TIME OFF 1040 E.T.R. 1545 ZERO. 1330.

WINDOWS. 15 Bundles NICKELS. NIL

TIME TO TARGET. 2 1/2. TARGET A.U.W. 62000 TARGET HEIGHT 120.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 15,500 FT BOMBING HEADING. ON TRACK

PRESET W S & D. 057/11. B’cast W S & D at H-4

Oboe Yellow TI’s at H-4 to H-2. burst at 4000 & cascading with white smoke trails to act as a guide to the A.PT.

Shepherd is in a Mosquito.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 5 August 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 7, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7600.

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