Bomb aimers briefing 30 July 1944 - Cohagnes

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 30 July 1944 - Cohagnes

Description

Shows two bomb loads, one for three aircraft and the other for 'Main'. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as weights, bombing heights and timings. At the bottom three waves with five, four and four aircraft respectively. On the reverse notes that 44 Squadron red force led by 83 Squadron. Covers marking, bombing and call signs. Aircraft letters listed with adjacent single digit figures.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-30

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10531, SChattertonJ159568v10532

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Boxed] COHAGNES [/boxed]

DATE 30-7-44 [underlined] DAYLIGHT [/underlined]

B.A.G. MAIN

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1500 GALLS.

DISTRIBUTOR .2 [underlined] 20yds. [/underlined] .2

T.V. 1580 1400 [underlined] Fusing [/underlined] Nose Instantaneous.

BOMB WEIGHT 8360 8360

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 60,360 60,360

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 0600 ZERO. 0800

WINDOWS. NIL NICKELS. NIL EFFORT. 700 A/C.

TARGET A.U.W. 57,000lbs. TARGET HEIGHT 500

TARGET POSITION. 4903 X 0044 1/2 W

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 6000 – 10000 BOMBING HEADING. ?

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM: All A/C carry cameras.

PRESET W S & D. MET (corrected).

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 30 July 1944 - Cohagnes,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7618.

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