Bomb aimers briefing 25 July 1944 - Stuttgart

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 25 July 1944 - Stuttgart

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details distributor and preselection settings. Includes timings and bombing heights, On the reverse mentions Newhaven, Parramatta and Wanganui marking, pathfinders, master bomber actions and call sign. Includes bombing instructions, Window and other attacks Berlin by 4 Group.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-25

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10542, SChattertonJ159568v10543

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] STUTTGART. [/underlined]

DATE 25-7-44.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 2100

DISTRIBUTOR 20 yds.

T.V. 1000

BOMB WEIGHT 8300

ALL UP. WEIGHT. [Deleted] 64,520 [/deleted] 65,240

[Table of preselect]

TIME OFF 2110 E.T.R. 0540. ZERO. 0155

WINDOWS. 30 PKTS. NICKELS – EFFORT.

02.03

TIME TO TARGET. 4.05 TARGET A.U.W. 59000 TARGET HEIGHT 740

TARGET GROUND SPEED. 248.

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 17-21 BOMBING HEADING. [Boxed] W [/boxed] – 137M Track 128°T.

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM: J.GEVQSP.Y.

PRESET W S & D 196/23.

[Page break]

1/. Newhaven with Paramatta & Emergency Wanganui.

2/. Commence H – 6, sticks flares & Red TI’s.

3/. PFF. mark exact A.PT. with mixed Red & Green Salvoes – These will be backed up with TI Green & after H+9 additionally with TI Red.

4/. Master Bomber over target area throughout attack to give aiming instructions.

Callsign – CANTER – main Force BOMBLOAD.

5. Order:- Centre of Mixed Red & Green TI’s.
Centre of Green TI’s
Centre of Red TI’s.
[Boxed] W [/boxed]
Unless otherwise ordered by controller.

6. Adverse weather – Target conditions [boxed] W [/boxed] – Green/Yellow stars.

Heading 137M.
TRACK 128T

[Underlined] Preset W S & D [/underlined] 196/23.

Window [deleted] 30 [/deleted] 24lb per bundle .

[Underlined] Other attacks [/underlined] Paris – 2000hrs [Deleted] Ruhr [/deleted] Berlin 4 GP.

[Table of aircraft heights]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 25 July 1944 - Stuttgart,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 8, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7625.

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