Bomb aimers briefing 25 February 1944

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Title

Bomb aimers briefing 25 February 1944

Description

Shows two bomb loads each for a single aircraft. Details preselection settings and includes window, route and marking method. On the reverse marking and bombing instructions.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-02-25

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

Rights

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Format

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

Language

Identifier

SChattertonJ159568v10733, SChattertonJ159568v10734

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

Date 25-2-44

[Underlined] LOAD I [/underlined]

Y M

[Table of Bomb Loads]

{table of Bomb Preselection]

Y M

Windows. C. D. (50) C.

ZERO. 0115

Method:-

2ND PHASE [deleted] H J Y – (Z – 6) [/deleted]

L
M

[Underlined] ROUTE [/underlined] – BASE – 5215 – 0300 5040-0550 4750 – 0900 4750 – 1100

TARGET – 4835 x 1030 4820 x 0720 x 5000 x 0115 Beachy Hd Reading Base.

Paramatta with Wanganui as alternative.

Route markers Posn “P” 5046N 0605E aft track (Aachen)

PFF will open with Green TI dropped in target area at Zero -2 & Aiming

[Page break]

Point will then be marked with Red. T.I. If cloud obscures TI’s release point will be marked with flares – Green/Red stars throughout.

Main Force aim at centre of all RED TI’s otherwise centre of all flares Green + Red stars, Hdg. 360°M. Zero wind.

Main Force A/C should not drop any incendiaries before zero hour.

Citation

“Bomb aimers briefing 25 February 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 8, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7881.

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