Bomb aimers briefing 16 June 1944 - Beavoir

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 16 June 1944 - Beavoir

Description

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 (Oboe) and some bombing instructions. On the reverse a list of aircraft letters with associated heights.

Date

1944-06-16

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10620, SChattertonJ159568v10621

Transcription

[Boxed] COLOUR J – S.

[Underlined] BEAUVOIR [/UNDERLINED]

Date 16/6/44 QLRBSE [deleted] TJ [/deleted] – 12 HR

[Deleted] Z [/deleted] AVG – 6 HR

OX [deleted] M [/deleted] YF 36 HR

ZTJM

[Table showing bomb loads, Distrib, T.V., Bomb Weight, All Up Weight]

[Table showing Preselection] AUWT Δ 55,500

[Table showing Aircraft Heights and False Height Settings]

ZERO. 0040 (H – H+9)

WINDOWS. G (Enemy coast to Δ & back) NICKELS. NIL EFFORT. 107L.

TARGET HEIGHT. 500’

ROUTE – Base – 5130 x 0031E – 5055 x 0045E – Δ 5014 x 0217E – 5011 x 0225E – 4948 x 0208E
4956 x 0108E – 5050 x 0025E – 5130 x 0045W – Base

METHOD. Full Oboe marking. All Red TI’s

2 Red TI H-3 | 2 @ H-1 | 1 @ H+1. [Underlined] WS&D [/underlined]

Bursting 1500’ burning 7 mins. GEE CO

Backed up by Red TI at H+2 onwards, bursting 50’s (Lancs) 7 mins

Bombs must not be brought back, but released on ETA or bomb bomb the flare if markers.

[Underlined] Hdg. [/underlined] Bomb as track in.

[Page break]

Z – 11500

T – 10000

? X 11

S 10500

O 12

V 13

Q 10500

K 11000.

Y 10

E 13

A 11

L 12

M 12

J 12500

B 11500

F 13000

G 11500

R.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 16 June 1944 - Beavoir,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7734.

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