Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1944 - Schweinfurt

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1944 - Schweinfurt

Description

Shows two bomb loads for operation for three and six aircraft respectively. Details preselection, delay and false height settings and other information. Includes weights and two routes. On the reverse some calculations.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-24

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10737, SChattertonJ159568v10738

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Specialist 1545

Main. 1615

[Underlined] SHWEINFURT [/underlined]

Date 24-2-44

[Underlined] LOAD I [/underlined] PURHLF

2000 galls. 2000 gals.

H2S XMD

[Table of bomb loads]

XMD

[Table of Preselection]

XMD

PURHLF

[Table of Heights, Time Intervals and F.H.S.]

Effort. 732

Method:

2000

PU [deleted] X [/deleted] R [deleted] D [/deleted] HL [deleted] M [/deleted] F

Force “A” Base – Reading – Beachy Hd 5010N 0130. 4836 0836 – Target – 5015 1025 – 5030 0720 5000 0120 Beachy Head – Reading – Base.

Force “B” Base – Reading – Beachy Hd. – 5010 . 0130 4836 0836 Target
5015 1025 – 5020 1000 – 4836 0836 – 5010 0130 – Beachy Hd. – Reading – Base.

[Page break]

[Calculations]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 24 February 1944 - Schweinfurt,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 22, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7887.

Item Relations

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