Bomb aimers briefings 24 June 1944 - Pommereval

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Title

Bomb aimers briefings 24 June 1944 - Pommereval

Description

Shows two bomb loads with one crossed out and the other indicated for all aircraft. Details spacing, false height and preselection settings as well as Window, weights, timings, route and heights. At the bottom target latitude and longitude. On the reverse states indirect marking with timings. Lists aircraft in three waves. Lists aircraft letter with height.

Date

1944-06-24

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

SChattertonJ159568v10607, SChattertonJ159568v10608

Transcription

[Underlined] POMMEREVAL [/underlined]

|COLOUR FILM. K V

DATE 24-6-44

ALL A/C

[Table of Bomb Loads, T.V., Bomb Weight and All Up Weight] Spacing 15 x Petrol 1400]

[Table of Preselect]

[Table of Aircraft Height and False Height Setting]

TIME OFF 2200 ZERO. 2355

WINDOWS. 13 PKGS. G – Coast – Coast. NICKELS. NIL. EFFORT. 100L.

TIME TO TARGET. 1.20 TARGET A.U.W. 57000 lb approx TARGET HEIGHT. [deleted] 700FT. [/deleted] 750FT.

ROUTE – Base – 5130 x 0040E – 5052 x 0035E – 4954 x 0055E – Δ – 4941 x 0125E – 4936 x 0115E – 5030 x 0020E – Reading - Base.

METHOD.

[Underlined] Hts [/underlined] – 6000’ – 9000’ Δ [boxed] 4944 x 0120E [/boxed]

[Underlined] Headings [/underlined]

[Page break]

M E L H B J G T R V W U

[Underlined] Indirect Marking [/underlined]

Oboe at H -3 backed up by R.S.F.

Main Force H +5 – H - +14

Do not bring bombs back

Orbit left.

1 WAVE 00.00 – 0003
2/ 00.03 – 00.06
3/ 00.06 – 00.09

[Underlined] Waves [/underlined]

1 MLYZT

2 EKRUW

3 HBJGV

M – [deleted] 6000’ [/deleted] [inserted 7500 [/inserted]

E – 6500’

L – [deleted] 8000’ [/deleted] 7500

K – 8500’

H – 8500’

B – 7000’

J – 6500’

Y – [deleted] 7500’ [/deleted] 7000

G – 7500’

R – 8000’

Z – 6500’

T – [deleted] 7000 [/deleted] 8000

U – 7000’

V – 8000’

W – 7500

G/S 212 over Δ

[Calculations]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefings 24 June 1944 - Pommereval,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7713.

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