Bomb aimers briefing 19 March 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 March 1944

Description

Shows four bomb loads. Details preselection settings and other information. Includes weights, Window, timings, route, marking method, Pathfinder timings and bombing instructions. Mentions spoof fighter flares and spoof Mosquito on Berlin. Page is struck through and annotated 'Scrubbed' in large letters. On the reverse short notes.

Date

1944-03-19

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10688, SChattertonJ159568v10689

Transcription

DATE 19-3-44

[Symbol]

[Deleted] K. [/deleted] Q. 1600 Z.Y.O.T.U. A.B.C.P.X. [deleted] R.F. [/deleted] R. F

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of Bomb Preselection]

PETROL. 1600 TIME OFF. ETR.

ZERO. 2230. WINDOWS. (22 Bundles) C – D (30 mls) – C.

TIME TO TARGET. 240 FT NICKELS 1 PKT. EFFORT. 561 – No HX.

[Underlined] ROUTE [/underlined] BASE – (A) 5240 X 0330 – (B) 5247 – 0750 – C 5200 – 0910 – Δ

(D) – 5218 X 1051 – (E) 5145 X 1030 - B - A – Base.

[Underlined] METHOD [/underlined] Newhaven will [boxed] W [/boxed] if necessary. P.F.F. opens Z - 5 with sticks illuminating flares & Green T.I. A.P. then marked large salvoes mixed Red and Green T.I. & kept marked with Red T.I. If Cloud – flares Red/Yellow stars. Aim at large salvoes mixed Red & Green T.I. if visible. Otherwise aim at centre of all Red T.I. If Cloud obscures [boxed] W [/boxed] 070° M.

No. 1 B’s before zero hour.

Spoof fighter flares will be dropped at approx. 5250 – 0900.

9 [indecipherable] on Berlin.

24 [indecipherable] or around fighter airfields.

[Diagonally across page] SCRUBBED

[Page break]

Relays in all A/C except F.K.J.

Line overlap K.

Colour Film – NIL.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7803.

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