Bomb aimers briefing 10/11 July 1944 - Culmont-Chalindrey cancelled

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 10/11 July 1944 - Culmont-Chalindrey cancelled

Description

Shows three bomb loads for eight, two and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor. preselection and false height settings as well as times, weights, window, route and wave times. Page is annotated 'Cancelled' in large letters. On the reverse list of aircraft letters with wave and height. Followed by marking method and bombing instructions. Box with forecast winds on the right hand side.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-07-10

Contributor

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10569, SChattertonJ159568v10570

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Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Diagonally across page] Cancelled.

CULMONT/CHALINDREY

DATE 10-11/7/44

GAULHQFM JK.<---YBZ

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights and false height settings]

TIME OFF 2148 E.T.R. 05.30 ZERO. 0140

WINDOWS. 9 Packages Drop at G if flak or S/L NICKELS. – EFFORT. 150

TIME TO TARGET. 4hrs. TARGET A.U.W. 58500 TARGET HEIGHT. 1000’

ROUTE: Base – BRIDPORT A – 4915 0255W B – 4750 0000 C –

4715 0200E Δ – 4800 0340E E – 4757 0522E H – Δ

- 4740 0526E F – 4715 0200E Δ – C –

4915 0255W B – BRIDPORT – BASE

BOMBING TRACK 160°T

[Table of bombing waves]

[Page break]

[Table of Colour and Flash]

[Boxed] if not received at target, winds are

300/19 2000

288/24 6000 [/boxed]

[Underlined] Method [/underlined] Our A/P is West.

Starts at H – 10

WAP Green T.I. burning 35 mins. 160°T

EAP RSF & Red T.I. 090°T

Yellow to cancel

1000 lb T.I.

Wind at H – 10 for 3000’} ASL

6000’} ASL

Maybe a wind by controller; [indecipherable]

Orbit left.

May bomb heights 2-4 thou.

Each attack lasts 6min

1st bomb of stick at markers

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 10/11 July 1944 - Culmont-Chalindrey cancelled,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7667.

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