Bomb aimers briefing 19 July 1944 - Creil

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 July 1944 - Creil

Description

Shows three bomb loads for twelve, one and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other information. Includes Window, effort level, bombing heights and H+ times for waves one, two and three. On the reverse marking plan and bombing instructions. Notes that fighter may go down to shoot up gun sights and W/Ops in astro watching for other aircraft bombs. 12 Squadron Spitfires meeting on enemy coast.

Date

1944-07-19

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10555, SChattertonJ159568v10556

Transcription

DATE 19-7-44
CREIL
HKGFBLYZTQJE O VS.
[Table of Bomb Loads and Preselect]
[Table of Aircraft Height]
BOMBING HEIGHT. 14,000’ – 18,000’ BOMBING HEADING. 1100T

[underlined] WAVE 1. WAVE 2. WAVE 3. WAVE 4. WAVE 5. [/underlined] Drift from Navigator
H – H+1 H+1 – H+2 H+2 – H+3

COLOUR FILM

RESET W S & D.

[page break]

Oboe yellow T.I. H-3
+ SABS 54 Base to back with 1,000lb. R.&G.T.I.
Aim centre bomb of stick (if not barred) or as directed by controller.
May bomb visually if not obscured by smoke
W/V found by Fr&G/s using SABS and average wind passed to leader of wind finder
Wind then corrected and broadcast at H – 5
Height Band 14 – 18.
Fighters may go down to shoot up gun sights
W/OP in astro drop watching other A/Cs bombs
All a/c must be off target by H+5
12 Squadrons Spitfires meeting on enemy coast
55 Base are attacking slightly different A/P

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 July 1944 - Creil,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7634.

Item Relations

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