Bomb aimers briefing 8 June 1944 - Pontaubault

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 8 June 1944 - Pontaubault

Description

Shows three bomb loads for operation for four, eight and four aircraft respectively. Details preselection and false height settings as well as weights, timings, route and marking method with bombing instructions. On the reverse wave times.

Date

1944-06-08

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Contributor

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10643, SChattertonJ159568v10644

Transcription

[underlined] Pontaubault [/underlined]
DATE 8 - 6 - 44
GMTR OAXSQLYV JKCZ
[Table of Bomb loads]
[Table of Bombing Instructions]
METHOD.
AP marked direct Red Shot + green TI, marking point is AP same, no [indecipherable word], illuminated 2 waves 3 A/C with flares H-8
6 clusters 15 secs, 2 wave H-6, [indecipherable word] marking, if inaccurate cancelle [sic] by yellow T.I.
[Indecipherable word] for further illumination Green/Red, Red TI may be used as emergency Heading 135T.
W S & D is the set broadeast 7000 H-3 orbit R.H
[page break]
[underlined[ Wave Time [/underlined]
“B” Flt
H – H+3
“A” Flt
H+3 – H+6

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 8 June 1944 - Pontaubault,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 5, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7756.

Item Relations

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