Bomb aimers briefing 14 June 1944 - Aunay-sur-Odon

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 14 June 1944 - Aunay-sur-Odon

Description

Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details preselection and false height settings. Includes weights, route and marking method (Oboe) as well as bombing instructions. On the reverse H+ times and aircraft allocation to four waves.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-06-14

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10628, SChattertonJ159568v10629

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Aunay-sur-Odon

DATE 14-6-44

[Table of bomb loads, T.V. and All Up Weight]

[Table of bomb Preselection]

[Table of Aircraft Height and False Height Settings]

ZERO. 0035

WINDOWS. Nil

NICKELS. Nil

EFFORT. 200 L

TIME TO TARGET. 4902 x 0038

TARGET A.U.W. 60400

TARGET HEIGHT. 395 ft

ROUTE – Base – 5042 x 0245 – 4945 x 0230 – 4848 x 0122 – 4852 x 0046 – T 4902 x 0038 – 4912 x 0250 – 5042 x 0300 – Base

METHOD. Oboe prox markers will be dropped at H -8 500 yds E of AP they will cascade from 3000ft & burn for 3 mins

2 RSF Assessed backed up RSF & Green T.I. Cancel YELLOW TI

Bomb on H unless ordered otherwise

[Deleted] Heading [/deleted] [Inserted] Tracking [/inserted] N – 060 WS & D 8000

[Page break]

2

[Underlined] Tracks [/underlined]

N – 020

[Underlined] Waves [/underlined]

[Table of aircraft timings, letter and tracks]

H – H +5
LFYOR
TRACKS 000-015

H +5 – H +10
GETSC
015 – 030

H +10 – H +15
MJZQ
030 – 045

H +15 – H +20
ABXV
045 - 060

[Deleted] Y L [/deleted]

F R Colour

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 14 June 1944 - Aunay-sur-Odon,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7743.

Item Relations

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