PLAN BAKER

SECRET

DATE 22 FEBRUARY 1945

 

A BOX (766)

 

 

11. VAHLDIECK (COL LAWHON) 53 N A & B CHANNEL

C BOX (767)

12. SOBIESKI (MAJ PHILLIPS 50 K B CHANNEL

11. BOYER 71 L

13. FLAKNER 40 A C CHANNEL

12. FRAZIER 77 R

21. MC KEE 55 F A CHANNEL

13. HARRISON 64 E

22. CURTIS 54 O B CHANNEL

21. HANSEN 63 D

23. COLEMAN 66 G C CHANNEL

22. HETTINGER 67 H

31. VON TEMPO (PHILLIPS) 45 F A CHANNEL

23. CAMERON 76 Q

 

 

31. SCHULTZ 68 I

 

 

32. MCGINNIS 70 K

D BOX (764)

 

 

11. LIVELY (MILLER) 19 S

F BOX (765)

12. SARGEANT 10 J

 

11. GRAY 32 M

13. YOUNG 6 F

 

12. STAPLES 34 N

21. LIGHTBODY 1 A

 

13. BARNES 36 Q

22. BAIRD 14 N

 

21. PORCH 31 O

23. LOLEWICZ 5 E

SQUADRON CALL SIGNS

22. VLADYKA 62 G

31. RATHFELDER 12 L

764th PHILLIP

23. MICHALEIS 16 S

32. CARLISLE 7 G

765th SAMSON

31. HEINZE 27 H

 

766th WELLDONE

32. VILIESIS 16 P

 

767th TOOLCASE

RADIO CHECK 0717

START ENGINES: A BOX 0720 C BOX 0722 D BOX 0724 F BOX 0726

ASSEMBLED OVER LAVELLO: ALTITUDE 7000 DEPART LAVELLO 0857

Rendezvous with 484-451 OVER BOVINO ALT 7000 TIME 0906

LAVELLO TO BOVINO H 308 DIST 23 TIME 0906 LAT 7000

BOVINO TO CASALNUOVO H 338 DIST 25 TIME 0917 ALT 7000

CASALNUOVO TO TP 1 COAST H 343 DIST 256 TIME 1112 ALT CLIMB 19000

TP 1 COAST TO TP 2 SACILE H 309 DIST 32 TIME 1125 ALT 19000

TP 2 SACILE TO CP CANDIDO H 354 DIST 47 TIME 1140 ALT 19000

CP CANDIDO TO TP 3 SEESPITZ H 337 DIST 48 TIME 1201 ALT 19000

TP 3 SEESPITZ TO TP 4 GRONEWBACH H 298 DIST 69 TIME 1227 ALT DOWN 16500

TP 4 GRONEWBACH TO TP5 NERESNEIM H 10 DIST 55 TIME 1252 ALT DOWN 14000

TP 5 NERESNEIM TO TP6 WASSERTRUDINGO H 37 DIST 21 TIME 1301 DOWN 13000

TP 6 WASSERTRUDINGO TO IP WEISZENGURG H 97 DIST 15 TIME 1306 ALT 13000

IP WEISZENGURG TO TARGET H 137 DIST 23 TIME 1310 ALT 13000(1323)

TARGET RALLY LEFT TO TP 8 FRIEN H 154 DIST 65 TIME 1329 ALT CLIMB 19000

TP 8 FRIEN TO CP S. CANDIDO H 185 DIST 68 TIME 1347 ALT CLIMB 19000

CP S. CANDIDO TO TP 2 SACILE H 47 TIME 1400 ALT 19000

TP 2 SACILE TO TP 1 COAST H 128 DIST 32 TIME 1410 ALT 19000

TP 1 COAST TO BASE H 159 DIST 283 TIME 1543 ALT DOWN 5000

LANDING 2700

RADIO BOMBER COMMAND 4885 KC US TOWERS 6440 KC

A CHANNEL VHF BG FENCE FIGHTER BOMBER WEATHER SHIPS

B CHANNEL VHF 461ST BOMB GROUP C CHANNEL 49TH Bomb Wing

D CHANNEL DITCHING AND EMERGENCY OVER WATER

BOMBER CALL SIGNS: 461st cartload 2 451st cartload 1 484th cartload 3

RECALL JOKER

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS: BELLBOUY

WEATHER SHIP CALL SIGNS OUT SURETHING 1

VISUAL SIGNALS RED RED ABANDON PRIMARY RED YELLOW CLIMB YELLOW YELLOW LEVEL OFF GREEN YELLOW LET DOWN

AIRSPEEDS 160 climb 160 cruise 170 let down

Intervolometer setting: visual 20 ALL TARGETS ALTERNATE 20

GAS LOAD 2700 oxygen full ammo full bombs 8 500RDX .1 nose .01 tail

Tower flares GREEN START ENGINES YELLOW STAND BY SHIP RED STAND BY SQ OPNS

ALTERNAT FIELDS RIMINI IEST FELCONAR LERKOS

GP LEADER COLONEL LAWHON SHIP 53 N DEP GP LEADER 50 K

ORDER OF FLIGHT 451st 461st 484th

ALTERNATE TARGETS

1.(IP) N/E TIP LAKE TEGERN TARGET WARGL H 141 ALT 17000

2.(IP) HAGG TARGET ROSEENHEIM H 189 ALT 17000

CP TIMES CALL SIGNS

5th 1220

47TH 1120-1140

55th 1200-1220

304th 1100-1120

RUSSIAN RECOGNITION SIGNALS

BASIC ROCK WINGS 3-5 TIMES

SECONDARY RED FLARE