Bomb aimers briefing 19 May 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 19 May 1944

Description

Shows one bomb load for squadron. Contains preselection settings, false height settings, Window, route and bombing notes on reverse.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-19

Contributor

Laura Morgan

Rights

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Format

Two sides of form document filled in

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10066, SChattertonJ159568v10067

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 19 – 5 - 44
[Table of Bomb loads]

[Table of Bombing Instructions]

METHOD:
Flash 18 secs 400
Must bring bomb back if Red Spots not seen
if Bombsight not working
if bombs not falling in area
Two Red spots backed up by 2 more.

[Page break]

Middle bomb of stick on A.P.

B

[underlined] NOT to bomb before zero unless [indecipherable] orders [indecipherable] [/underlined] [double underlined & circled] 0120 [/double underlined & circled]

[double underlined] RED SPOT FIRES
250 – 270 TRUE [/double underlined]
ANY DOUBT
H – 8 Yellow proximity as above.
Cancell [sic] – Yellow marker. Cancells [sic] any [indecipherable]
Correct – Green marker, accentuates correct red [indecipherable fire
In either case, the controller is to broadcast the [indecipherable] concerning the T.I used.
[double underlined] 1500 yds x 300 yds [/double underlined]

K V + Z - 32 paint [indecipherable] wired to 1st lb.
R - 16 painter S.C.
[indecipherable] distance 20 yards –
[circled] ∙ 1 on 32 way
∙ 2 on 16 way [/circled]
[underlined] Colour [indecipherable] [/underlined]
M [deleted] N [/deleted] L J G C E [deleted] Y [/deleted] P. A

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 19 May 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7145.

Item Relations

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