Browse Items (59 total)

  • Tags: Oboe

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

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Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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Notes including timings, heights, marking plan, master bomber and target marking.

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Shows one bomb load for squadron. Includes preselection settings, Window, effort level and method including target marking by Pathfinder Mosquito. On the reverse, route, wave details and heights.

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Shows two bomb loads for eight and ten aircraft respectively. Details preselection and other settings as well as time to target and bombing heights. On the reverse marking and backing up plan and bombing instructions.

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Shows two bomb loads for eight and three aircraft respectively. Includes H-hour, preselection , false height and distributor settings as well as other bombing information. On the reverse; objective 'to destroy concentration of rolling stock,…

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Shows two bomb loads for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other details including Window and timings. Page is struck through and annotated cancelled. On the reverse Oboe marking method and bombing…

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Shows several bomb loads with some crossed out. Details preselector settings and other information. Includes timings, route and marking method. On the reverse bombing instructions, oboe marking and mentions 617 Squadron dropping 12000 pound bombs. At…

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Shows four bomb loads for four, seven, two and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor and preselection settings and other information. Includes timing, window, weights, H+ times for waves one to three and notes on illumination. On the reverse…

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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.

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Shows two bomb loads for operation, one for thirteen aircraft, some with long delay bombs, and the other for four aircraft. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as Window, weights, timings, route and marking method…

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Shows single bomb load with weights as well as distributor and false height settings. Indicates timings and Window. On the reverse marking and timings by Mosquito and Pathfinder Force Mosquito as well as other details.

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Shows three bomb loads for twelve, one and two aircraft respectively. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other information. Includes Window, effort level, bombing heights and H+ times for waves one, two and three.…

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Shows three bomb loads for four, four and three aircraft respectively. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as Window and time to target. On the reverse marking plan and bombing instructions. List aircraft letters with…

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Indicates two bomb loads for operation. Includes preselection settings, times, window and briefing times as well as other notes. On the reverse aiming point marking and bombing instructions. At the bottom weight calculations.

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Shows two bomb loads for operation, one for six aircraft the other for seven. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as Window, timing, bombing heights and wave H+ times for four waves. On the reverse Pathfinder marking,…

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States H-hour '2235'. Indicates two bomb loads for six and six aircraft respectively. Shows preselection, distributor, false height and other weapon settings. Some weight calculations in the left margin. On the reverse; marking and tactics including…

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Bombing details of operation on Berchtesgaden. Includes preselection settings, effort, marking details and other instructions.

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Indicates two bomb loads for operation, one for two aircraft the other for eight. Includes preselection, distributor and false height settings, zero hour and other details. On the reverse marking and bombing instructions including that attack…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. details preselection, false height and delay settings. Includes weights, timings, window, route, wave aircraft allocations and timings. Marking method includes Mosquito and other bombing instructions.

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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…

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Shows one bomb load for operation. Details distributor, preselection and false height settings. Includes weights, Window and bombing heights. On the reverse; the marking plan, form up over Conningsby, formations, bomber controller position and call…

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Shows a two bomb loads (MC and GP) and details distributor, preselection and false height settings as well as other information. Includes route, times, Window, heights and wave timings. On the reverse Oboe marking plan as well as list of aircraft…

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Shows one bomb load for operation. Includes preselection settings, heights and Window. Annoated weight calculation. On the reverse marking and bombing tactics including Oboe Mosquito, timings, objective to destroy enemy concentrations. Lists crews…
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