Bomb aimers briefing 2 November 1944 - Dusseldorf

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 2 November 1944 - Dusseldorf

Description

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.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-11-02

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10339, SChattertonJ159568v10340

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[Underlined] DUSSELDORF [/underlined]

DATE 2-11-44

BMLHD.

[Table of bomb loads]

PETROL. 1450 1450 1450

DISTRIBUTOR .5 .5

T.V. 1000 1385

BOMB WEIGHT 10,936. 13, [deleted] 598 [/deleted] 412 13,735

[Table of All Up Weights]

Incend. H.E.
[Table of Preselect]

H.E. Load.
[Table of aircraft heights]

TIME OFF 1545 E.T.R. 2100. ZERO. 1900. H – H+24 (6 waves)

WINDOWS. 12 light- 6 heavy- EFFORT. 850

TARGET HEIGHT. 130’

BOMBING HEIGHTS. 15-21,000’

Find own bombing wind & use if necessary.

NAV 1300
CAPT 1330
MAIN 1400

[Page break]

Red TI [inserted] Oboe on A.PT. H-6 & throughout the attack [/inserted] & Red [boxed] W [/boxed] (Red Flares)

Backed up Green TI & Green [boxed] W [/boxed] (P.F.F.)

1/. Red TI.
2/. Centre of Green T.I.
3/. Release point flares Red
4/. Centre release point flares Green.

If [boxed] W [/boxed] Leading 111°T (118°M) Zero wind. TV infinity

Flares burst at 16,000’.

Release point will be correct only for T.V. 1500’/sec.

A/C with bomb loads of lower T.V. should allow appropriate overshoot.

HE load use indicated W S & D

[Deleted] Other [/deleted] INCEND load use W S & D as for practice bombing.

[Calaculations]

[Underlined] INCEND [/underlined]
BMLHD

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 2 November 1944 - Dusseldorf,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7396.

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