Bomb aimers briefing 7/8 July 1944 - Creil St Leu D'Esserant

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 7/8 July 1944 - Creil St Leu D'Esserant

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Also includes timings, Window, heights and wave times. On the reverse notes on marking and spoof attack by Mosquito with location.

Date

1944-07-07

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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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10579, SChattertonJ159568v10580

Transcription

DATE 7/8 – July 1944 [Underlined] CREIL [/underlined] ST. LEU D’ESSERANT

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL 1400

DISTRIBUTOR .15

T.V. UZB 1600 REST 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 13300

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 64,480

[Table of preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 21.27 or 22.18 E.T.R. 03.15 ZERO. 01.10

WINDOWS. RATE. G NICKELS. – EFFORT. 209+

TIME TO TARGET. 3hrs. TARGET A.U.W. 60,000 TARGET HEIGHT. 120’

BOMBING TRACK. 028°T

[Table of aircraft waves]

COLOUR FILM: Q P W S H M B A Y

{Page break]

Sameas [sic] 6/7 Jul

but SPOOF ATTACK 7 mosquitoes 49°40’N 03°10’E

at H-12 flares

H-10 } reds
H-5 } green
H-12 yellow

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 7/8 July 1944 - Creil St Leu D'Esserant,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 16, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7688.

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