Bomb aimers briefing 31 July 1944 - Joigny-La-Roche

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 31 July 1944 - Joigny-La-Roche

Description

Shows three bomb loads for nine, four and five aircraft respectively. Details weights, Window, timings and bombing height. On the reverse notes that 97 Squadron leading and details aiming points. Join over Waddington and formation of vics at 10000 and 12500 feet. Covers marking plan and shows sketch map of target area. Lists aircraft letters with corresponding heights. Lists some aircraft with 65 and 59 bombs.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-31

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10520, SChattertonJ159568v10521

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] JOIGNY-LA-ROCHE [Underlined] 619 [/underlined] [/boxed]

DATE 31-7-44

QBPHZYAFK TUOG RUWXY PT

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL [deleted] 1500 [/deleted] 1530

DISTRIBUTOR 15YDS.

T.V. 1600 1385 1600 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 13, 080

ALL UP. WEIGHT. [Deleted] 65,080 [/deleted] 65,596

[Table of heights] – NIL -

TIME OFF 1700 E.T.R. 2300 ZERO. 2030. TOT. 1 minute.

WINDOWS. 30 PKGS – old type. EFFORT. 1

TIME TO TARGET. [deleted] 2 [/deleted] 3.12 TARGET HEIGHT. 150 FT

TARGET GROUND SPEED. 218

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 12-15000FT

[Boxed] [Table of aircraft and weights] [/boxed]

4703E/5/1.

[Page break]

Bomb aimer to man front guns until H-10.

97 Sqdn leading. – Yellow Force Southern Target & Visual Signals. 2 Horizontal bars 1’ wide across the fin two feet apart.

Western APT – all A/C to Starboard.

[Underlined] W S & D [/underlined] Passed out at H-5. [Deleted] Tail wind going in. [/deleted]

S/C over Waddington for posn. A. 1 Vic at 10000’ another Vic at 12,500’

[Underlined] Marking [/underlined] – 4 Mosq. (with Main Force to Posn. E)

Red TI’s going down on the EAST of our A.PT.

[Boxed] BOMB [underlined] VISUALLY [/underlined] from TARGET MAPS. [/boxed]

[Diagram]

[Underlined] Heading on track. [/underlined]

No orbiting. Bombs must be brought back if no bombing on first run.

65’s – 1385.

59’s – 1600

[Table of bombing waves and heights.]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 31 July 1944 - Joigny-La-Roche,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7610.

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