Bomb aimers briefing 29 June 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 29 June 1944

Description

Shows three bomb loads for ten, six and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as Window, weights, route, heights and other information. Includes some detail of marking and illumination. Page struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large red letters. On the reverse bombing instructions and other information including aircraft letter list with heights.

Date

1944-06-29

Temporal 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

SChattertonJ159568v10599, SChattertonJ159568v10600

Transcription

[Underlined] Calais T.H. [/underlined]

DATE 29-6-44

NO LINE ERROR – 5 1/2“ SUCTION.

AWESTBLHMJ. [boxed] WEYAHJ [/BOXED] ZQ KEY.

[Diagonal lines through this sheet] SCRUBBED

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of fuel and weights]

[Table of preselection]

[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 2240 E.T.R. ZERO. H. 0235 (H+7 – H+13)

WINDOWS. 35 PKTS. Rate 0000° - D Rate C. Posn D – Δ - 0000° - Rate G NICKELS. 1 PKT Posn F EFFORT 92.

TIME TO TARGET. [Deleted] 4 [/deleted] 3.15 hrs. TARGET A.U.W. TARGET HEIGHT. 120 FT

G/S OVER Δ 4845 – 0226

EFFORT. TARGET POSN:-

ROUTE – Base – Bridport A – 4920 x 0300W (B) – 4840 x 0130W (C)
4815 x 0130E (D) – 4835 x 0229E (E) - Δ – 4841 x 0215 (F)
- D – C – B – A – Base.

[Deleted] METHOD. [/deleted]

CONTROL.

WINDS.

5000 – 7000’

315°T Heading.

3 wave Flares H-3, -1 - +1. from 12000’ or above.

Oboe Yellow TI [inserted] cascading 3000’ [/inserted] – 7mins. H-3. on a point 340° - 500yds from APT.

[Indecipherable]

[Missing word] marked Red S. F or Green TI. backed up by RSF & Green TI & Red TI

Yellow TI. [Boxed] W [/boxed] G/Red stars more illumination.

[Page break]

Arrive H+7.

W S & D – H.

Bombing Hts may be altered at controllers discretion.

Orbit – Right.

Jettison (if abortive) at Posn B. L.D’s & 2 x 1000 MC if ordered to return without bombing. Check before landing. [/underlined] 14 & 15 [/underlined]

[Underlined] Colour Film. [/underlined] T. H.

[Underlined] Communication [/underlined]

VHF – W/T –

Corrected WS & D [underlined] 182/20 [/underlined] (6000’).

[Table of aircraft waves]

No bombs will be dropped before H+7 unless ordered.

E 5000
L 6000
A 6500
Z 5500
Y 7000
H 6
T 5
S 65
F 7
Q 55
B 55
K 5
J 7
M 65
W 6

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 29 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7707.

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