Bomb aimers briefing 10 March 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 10 March 1944

Description

Shows five bomb loads for two, one, seven, four and one aircraft respectively. Details preselection settings and other information. Includes weights, timings and other details. On the reverse route and other information.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-03-10

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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.

Format

Tow sides front handwritten form document partially filled in on the reverse handwrittten

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10704

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

DATE 10-3-44

[Underlined] LOAD I LOAD II [[/underlined]

Y M S O Q X H B C D

PR

U.K.

[Table of bomb loads]

[Table of bomb Preselection]

Y.M.

S

O X H B C D

Q

U.K.

[Table of bomb pattern]

[Diagonal line scored across table] NIL NIL

Petrol. 1800 Time Off. 2000 Target Ht. 1240

Q.F.F. Windows. NIL Nickels. NIL

ZERO. 2330 Take Off. E.T.R. 0320.

Target. AUW. 59000 Effort.

Decoys.

Method:-

Flying time to target – 3.20

G/S over target. 195

IAS over target. 170.

[Underlined] DROP [/underlined]

Y.M.S. 3 x 16 x 30

O Q Y etc. 3 x 12 x 30

U K 1 x 16 x 30

[Page break]

[Underlined] Route [/underlined]

Base - A Selsey Bill – B Cabourg – C – 4450N 0010W – [deleted] TARGET [/deleted] /TARBRES

TARGET – Posn E 2 mls on Hdg over target (-TI RED) C- B – A – BASE.

Δ = 4311N 0000

Leader Z + 5

Dep Leader Z + 8

Main Force Z + 10

Target Marked 1 GREEN TI’s. - SPOT’ FIRES

Target Marked 2 RED TI’s. –

Red spot fire at Bordeaux orbit

[Boxed] 70° [/boxed]

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 10 March 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7818.

Item Relations

Item: Operations order 10 March 1944 dcterms:relation This Item
Item: Weight table for squadron aircraft 10 March 1944 dcterms:relation This Item
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