Bomb aimers briefing 2 June 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 2 June 1944

Description

Shows single bomb load with pre-selection settings, route and method. Notes that Mosquito will drop red and green target indicators. Annotated 'Cap Griz Nez'.

Date

1944-06-02

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Format

Single page form document partially filled in

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10027

Transcription

CAP GRIS NEZ

DATE 2-6-44

[Table of bomb loads]

Distributor 15 yds

T.V. 1600

BOMB WEIGHT 13280

ALL UP. WEIGHT. 63020

[Table of Preselect]

ZERO. 0140

WINDOWS. NIL NICKELS. - EFFORT. 60L

TARGET HEIGHT. [Deleted] 90 [/deleted] 150ft

ROUTE – Base – Debden 5159 x 0016E – 5103 x 0105– Target [deleted] 502 [/deleted] Target =
5042 x 0150 – 5030 x 0140 – Hastings – Debden – Base.

METHOD. Mos’ will drop green and red TI bursting at 5000 and burning for 6 mins @ H-3 and H-2, Main force should aim at center of all TI irrespective of their colour,
Controller will pass bombing W S & D to main force at H-5 no false bombing vector employed.

[Boxed] 5 Light 30 heavy 25 S/L [/boxed]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 2 June 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7112.

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