TARGET: VIENNA RAILWAY WORKSHOPS

 

DATE: 21 JANUARY 1945

 

 

 

 

A BOX 766TH

 

 

11. TRIER (MAJOR PHILLIPS) 37 (R) A&C CHANNEL

C BOX 767TH

12. VAHLDIECK (VIELUVA) 39 (K) B CHANNEL

11. WALSH 64 (E)

13. LA RAOCK 47 (H) C CHANNEL

12. MILLER 71 (L)

21. NIXON 44 (E) A CHANNEL

13. HORN 67 (H)

22. FRANK 40 (A) B CHANNEL

21. WILLING 60 (J)

23. HALL 49 (J) C CHANNEL

22. KUESTERSTEFFEN 77 (R)

31. KOPPER 54 (O) B CHANNEL

23. CLARK 68 (I)

 

31. LANGLEY 43 (D)

D BOX 764TH

 

11. SAUR (HESS) 62 (C)

F BOX 765TH

12. NAHKUNST 1 (A)

11. WHALEN 27 (N)

13. STEVENS 5 (E)

12. MOORE 38 (J)

21. YOUNG (CLAY) 3 (C) A CHANNEL

13. LOUCHES 34 (O)

22. TAYLOR 7 (G)

SQUADRON CALL SIGNS:

21. BRADY 26 (G)

23. KLINE 12 (L)

764TH - PHILLIP

22. VLADYKA 39 (T)

31. CRUMBO 2 (B)

765TH - SAMSON

23. ANDERSON 55 (P)

 

766TH - WELLDONE

31. GRESS 17 (Q)

 

767TH - TOOLCASE

RADIO CHECK: 0732

 

 

START ENGINES: A BOX 0735 C BOX 0737 D BOX 0739 F BOX 0741

FIRST SHIP TAXI: 0748

FIRST SHIP OFF: 0755

ASSEMBLE OVER LAVELLO: ALTITUDE 7000 DEPART LAVELLO 0902

RENDEZVOUS WITH 484-451 OVER REND AREA ALTITUDE 7000 TIME 0907-0917

FIGHTER RENDEVOUS:

1. TYPE 50-P 51S TIME 1132 ALT 24000 OVER ZELTWEG P-T-W

LAVELLO TO REND AREA H 308 DIST 13 TIME 0907 ALTITUDE 7000

BOVINO TO CASALNUOVO H 338 DIST 25 TIME 0927 ALTITUDE CLIMB

CASALNUOVO TO KP SANSEGO H 352 DIST 175 TIME 1039 ALT 18000

KP SANSEGO TO TP 1 TRATA H 359 DIST 96 TIME 1112 ALT CLIMB

TP 1 TRATA TO TP 2 VOLKERMARK H 34 DIST 39 TIME 1123 ALT CLIMB

TP 2 VOLKERMARK TO TP 3 MOOS H 14 DIST 62 TIME 1141 ALT CLIMB 25000

TP 3 MOOS TO IP MICHELBACH H 55 DIST 42 TIME 1151 ALT 25000

IP MICHELBACH TO TARGET H 84 DIST 26 TIME 1201 ALT 25000

RALLY RIGHT

TARGET TO RALLY POINT H 150 DIST 29 TIME 1213 ALTITUDE DOWN

RALLY POINT TO DRVENIK H 189 DIST 257 TIME 1342 ALT 17000

DRVENIK TO BASE H 189 DIST 137 TIME 1434 ALT 5000

LANDING: 2700 feet

RADIO: BOMBER COMMAND 4885 KC US TOWERS 6440 KC

A CHANNEL VHF BIG FENCE FIGHTER BOMBER ER WEATHER SHIP

D CHANNEL VHF 461ST BOMB GROUP C CHANNEL VHF 49TH BOMB WING

D CHANNEL VHF DITCHING AND EMERGENCY OVER WATER

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

RECALL SIGN DARKHORSE

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS DRYCLEAN

WEATHER SHIP CALL SIGNS (OUT) SAXHORN 1 (BACK) SAXHORN 2

VISUAL SIGNALS: RED YELLOR LEVEL OFF GREEN YELLOW LET DOWN RED RED ABANDON

PRIMARY TARGET

AIRSPEEDS: 160 CLIMB 160 CRUISE 170 LET DOWN

INTERVALOMETER SETTING: VISUAL 30 PFF 150

GAS LOAD 2700 OXYGEN FULL AMMO FULL BOMBS 7-500lb Gp .1%.01 EVERY

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

ALTERNATE FIELDS: VIS, IESI, BIFERNO.

GP LEADER MAJ PHILLIPS SHIP NO 37 LETTER R DEP GP LEADER CAPT VIELUVA SHIP 70

ORDER OF FLIGHT: 451, 461, 484.

ALTERNATE TARGETS

1. (IP) KNITTELFELD TARGET GRAZ M/Y H 109 ALT 2300 RALLY LEFT

2. (IP) KALLWANG TARGET GENRODWORKS H 86 ALT 23000 RALLY RIGHT

3. (IP) KALLWANG TARGET BRUCK M/Y H 91 ALT 23000 RALLY RIGHT

4. (IP) RADINTHEIN TARGET KLAGENFURT H 115 ALT 22000 RALLY RIGHT

5. (IP) HONTEREALE TARGET UDINE LOCO H 105 ALT 22000 RALLY SHARP RIGHT

6. (IP) RECOARO TARGET VICENZA LOCE H 125 ALT 22000 RALLY RIGHT

 

WING

KEY POINTS

CALL SIGNS

 

5TH

1024

CRAWFORD

RUSSIAN RECOGNITION SIGNALS

47TH

1108

GOWAY

BASIC DIP RIGHT WING 3-5 TIMES

55TH

1048

COALMAN

SECONDARY ROCK WINGS 3-5 TIMES

304TH

1058

KEYWORD