PLAN ABLE

 

DATE: 16 MARCH 1945

MOOSBIERBAUM OIL REFINERY (48 19, 15 55)

MISSION: 195

A BOX (764)

 

 

11. SAUR (CAPT TROMMER) 36 Q A & B CHANNEL

 

 

12. CRUMBO 5 E B CHANNEL

 

B BOX (765)

13. ROSENBERG 6 F C CHANNEL

 

11. EABY 23 D

21. LIVELY (CAPT HESS) 50 K A CHANNEL

 

12. PORCH 25 F

22. ALEXANDER 14 N B CHANNEL

 

13. FRATTONE 34 O

23. GILBERT 17 Q C CHANNEL

 

21. BRADY 32 M

31. PETTY 15 O A CHANNEL

 

22. VLADYKA 29 J

32. CARLISLE 12 L B CHANNEL

 

23. WOJKOWIAK 38 S

33. LONGINO 8 H C CHANNEL

 

31. MICHAELIS 7 G

SPARE PFF 30 K

 

32. CAREN 16 P

 

 

33. BRUNING 62 C

D BOX (766)

 

 

11. FRIEDERSDORF 53 N

 

 

12. WALLACE 55 P

 

E BOX (767)

13. THOMAS 40 M

 

11. ARENTZ 73 N

21. COURTNEY 46 G

 

12. HUCHZERMEIER 77 R

22. CURTIS 43 D

 

13. BOGNER 63 D

23. MC KEE 47 H

 

21. FRAZIER 67 H

31. MISIUS 41 D

 

22. CONOR 75 P

32. BONTEMPO 49 J

 

23. STEINBERG 61 B

33. BARCUS 54 O

 

31. MC GINNIS 65 E

 

 

32. KUESTERSTEFFEN 66 F

 

 

33. YAUGER 74 O

SQUADRON CALL SIGNS

764th PHILLIP 766th WELLDONE

765th SAMSON 767th TOOLCASE

RADIO CHECK: 0942

START ENGINES: A BOX 0945 B BOX 0947 C BOX 0949 E BOX 0951

FIRST SHIP TAXI: 0958 FIRST SHIP OFF: 1005

ASSEMBLED OVER LAVELLO: ALTITUDE 8,000 DEPART LAVELLO: 1116

DEPART BOVINO: ALT 8,000 TIME 1125

FIGHTER RENDEZVOUS:

1.     TYPE: 40 P-51S TIME: 1339 ALT 24,000 OVER __________ P-T-W

LAVELLO TO BOVINO H 303 DIST 23 TIME 1125 ALT 8,000

BOVINO TO CASALNUOVO H 338 DIST 25 TIME 1135 ALT 15,000

CASALNUOVO TO CP ZARA H 006 DIST 150 TIME 1235 ALT: 15,000

CP ZARA TO TP #1 JUDENBURG H 355 DIST 184 TIME 1343 ALT CLIMB 24,500

TP #1 JUDENBURG TO TP #2 GR. PERTHOLZ H 008 DIST 88 TIME 1415 ALT 24,500

TP #2 GR. PERTHOLZ TO TP #3 VITIS H 068 DIST 17 TIME 1420 ALT 24,500

TP #3 VITIS TO (IP) NEUKIRCH EN H 106 DIST 16 TIME 1424 ALT 24,500

(IP) NEUKIRCH EN TO TARGET H 151 DIST 27 TIME 1430 ALT 24,000

RALLY: RIGHT

TARGET TO TP #1 JUDENBURG H 219 DIST 86 TIME 1451 ALT DOWN 20,000

TP #1 JUDENBURG TO KP ZARA H 175 DIST 184 TIME 1538 ALT 20,000

KP ZARA TO BASE H 175 DIST 178 TIME 1632 ALT DOWN 5,000

LANDING: 2700

RADIO: BOMBER COMMAND 4885 KC US TOWERS 6440 KC

A CHANNEL VHF BIG FENCE, FIGHTER-BOMBER, WEATHER SHIP

B CHANNEL VHF 461ST BOMB GROUP

C CHANNEL VHF 49TH BOMB WING

D CHANNEL VHF DITCHING AND EMERGENCY OVER WATER

BOMBER CALL SIGNS: 461ST CANTAB 1 451ST CANTAB 2 484TH CANTAB 3

RECALL SIGN: CATWALK

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS: THICKRUG

WEATHER SHIP CALL SIGNS: (OUT) RUBBISH 1 (BACK) RUBBISH 2

VISUAL SIGNALS: RED-RED ABANDON PRIMARY RED-YELLOW CLIMB

YELLOW-YELLOW LEVEL OFF GREEN-YALLOW LET DOWN

AIRSPEEDS: 160 CLIMB, 160 CRUISE, 170 LET DOWN

INTERVALOMETER SETTING: VISUAL 30 PFF 150

GAS LOAD 2700, OXYGEN FULL, AMMO FULL, BOMBS 8-500 RDX .1 NOSE and .01 & .025

tail

TOWER FLARES: GREEN START ENGINES, YELLOW STAND BY SHIP, RED STAND

BY SQDN OPNS

ALTERNATE FIELDS: IESI, BIGERNO, PRKOS (YUGO)

GROUP LEADER: CAPT TROMMER SHIP 36 Q

DEPUTY GROUP LEADER: CAPT HESS SHIP 50 K

ORDER OF FLIGHT: 461st 451st 484th

ALTERNATE TARGETS

1. (IP) HIFLAU TARGET BRUCK M/Y H 117 ALT 22,000 RALLY: RIGHT

2. (IP) LUNZ TARGET AMSTETTIN H 339 ALT 21,000 RALLY: RIGHT

10. (IP) DOBOVEC TARGET PRAGERERSKO M/Y H 341 ALT 21,000 RALLY: LEFT

CONTROL POINT CALL SIGNS:

5TH 1118-1148 north (ENCORE) south (SCHOOLROOM)

55TH 1011-1051 BARTEND

49TH 0948-1028 MAYHILL RUSSIAN RECOGNITION SIGNALS

304th 1033-1113 SEEDCAKE BASIC: ROCK WINGS 3 TO 5 times

SECONDARY: DIP LEFT WING 3-5 TIMES