Standby for operation broadcast signal 20 January 1944

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Title

Standby for operation broadcast signal 20 January 1944

Description

Signal from 5 Group to all 5 Group Stations stating standby for operations on 20 January. Details A and B bomb loads with preselection settings. On the reverse 'Bombing Leader from Int'.

Date

1945-01-20

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Two sided document typewritten front and handwritten on reverse

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10280, SChattertonJ159568v10281

Transcription

[inserted] [underlined] INT [/underlined] 13. mw [/inserted]

[various rubber stamps]

DLG K WITHR FOR NR OPS 3
PGE
[underlined] STAND BY FOR OPS B/CAST. [/underlined]

ALL T WR

FROM 5 GROUP 201130A

[underlined] STAND BY FOR OPS B/CAST. [/underlined]

ALL T W R

V GPE NR OPS 4 OP

FROM 5 GROUP 201130A
TO ALL 5 GROUP STATIONS
SECRET QQX BT

[underlined] NR OPS 4 20 TH JAN. [/underlined]

[underlined] A LOAD [/underlined]

1 X 4000 LBS H C ON STATION – 13
7 SBC (150 X 4 LB) ON STATION – 3 4 5 6 8 9 10.
5 SBC (12 X30 LBS) ON STATION – 1 2 7
TWIN CARRIERS ON NOS 1 AND 2 STATIONS.

[underlined] PRESELECTION. [/underlined]

16 1 13 2 7 13 13 13 13 3 4 5 6 8 9 10

PEG TO BE INSERTED IN NO 10 HOLE.

[underlined] B LOAD. [/underlined]

2 X 1000 LBS G P ON STATIONS – 11 12
1 X 500 LBS G P ON STATIONS – 14
5 SBC (150 X 4 LBS) ON STATIONS – 3 4 5 6 15
4 SBC (12 X 30 LBS) ON STATIONS – 7 8 9 10

[underlined] PRESELECTION [/underlined]

16 11 12 14 7 8 9 10 16 16 34 56 15 16

PEG TO BE INSERTED IN NO 11 HOLE

BOMBING LDRS TO REFER TO APPENDIX ‘B’ OF STANDARD BOMB LOAD INSTRUCTIONS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

BT 201130A

[deleted] CC IN B LOAD PRESELECTION [/deleted]
[deleted] AFTER 16 16 READ 34 56 15 16 /deleted]

LDS AS FOR K WITH ‘R’

COMES PASSED TO OPS
DATE 20/1/44 INITIALS MW.

[page break]

[deleted] IDT [/deleted]

Bombing Loads !

From [underlined] Int. [/underlined]

Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Standby for operation broadcast signal 20 January 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 4, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7342.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Operations order 20 January 1944