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CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-98-33-2 · File · 1939 - 1995
Part of Shephard Fonds

A report describes the work carried out by the Operational Research Section, Bomber Command, from its inception in 1941 to the end of World War II. Including the history of the advent of radar techniques (H2S, OBOE, GEE-H) and communication methods. Includes duplicates of pages.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-97-35-1 · Item · ca. 1939-1995
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Visual bombing training; Gee as a aid to blind bombing; Investigations into the use of H2S as an aid to bombing; The use of Gee-H; The Operational use of Oboe; A Study of Night bomber tactics; Miscellaneous investigations concerning bomber losses; Radio Aids to the defense of bombers; Countermeasures against enemy communications and aircraft; Study of Aircraft vulnerability; Efficiency and Manpower problems; Hollerith machinery used by bomber command operational research section.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-97-34-1 · Item · ca. 1939-1995
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents include: Preface; Establishment and growth of bomber command O.R.S.; The Technique of raid analysis; The Study of night bombing techniques; The Study of Day bombing techniques, 1940 to 1943 and miscellaneous investigations into bombing operations; The accuracy of bombing operations; Planning of operations; Weapons effectiveness and general effectiveness; Navigation; Training in visual target identification; Visual Bombing training.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-97-33-1 · Item · ca. 1939-1995
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Visual bombing training; Gee as a aid to blind bombing; Investigations into the use of H2S as an aid to bombing; The use of Gee-H; The Operational use of Oboe; A Study of Night bomber tactics; Miscellaneous investigations concerning bomber losses; Radio Aids to the defense of bombers; Countermeasures against enemy communications and aircraft; Study of Aircraft vulnerability; Efficiency and Manpower problems; Hollerith machinery used by bomber command operational research section

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-97-32-1 · Item · ca. 1939-1995
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Preface; Establishment and growth of bomber command O.R.S.; The Technique of raid analysis; The Study of night bombing techniques; The Study of Day bombing techniques, 1940 to 1943 and miscellaneous investigations into bombing operations; The accuracy of bombing operations; Planning of operations; Weapons effectiveness and general effectiveness; Navigation; Training in visual target identification; Visual Bombing training.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-96-31-2 · Item · July 25, 1944
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Summary; Recommendations; Reliability of fixes and fixing frequency; Fatigue and reliability of fixes while fixing at intervals of 0-5 mins; The Reasons for incorrectness of fixes; Timing on target and frequency of fixing; Reliability of individual towns for fixing; Errors of windfinding; Reliability of fixes on which winds were based; Method of windfinding; Errors in chart and log work. Item is referenced as Report No. S. 169.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-96-31-1 · Item · April 12, 1942
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Introduction; Effect of air speed on petrol consumption; Effect of height on petrol consumption; Results; Illustrative example; Most Economical Speed in Adverse Winds; Effect of a Constant wind on the total petrol consumption; General conclusions; Recommendations. Item is referenced as Report No. 35.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-96-30-7 · Item · March 2, 1945
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Introduction; H2S/G-H Technique; Exercises in Homing to a point; Check methods; Crew Drill; Plotting of Results; Practice Bombing; Plotting of Results; Analysis of results; Briefing; Training Economy; Passing out tests. Item is referenced as Report No. S. 104.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-96-30-10 · Item · August 28, 1945
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Summary; Introduction; Outline of Method; The Number of Exercises used for categorisation; Estimated Labour Requirement; Treatment of Gross Errors; The Use of the regression line; The Fluctuation factor; Distribution and weighting of each factor. Item is referenced as Report No. 139.

CA ON00411 MG-0002-5-96-30-1 · Item · September 3, 1944
Part of Shephard Fonds

Table of Contents includes: Summary; General; The photographic flights at Ely; Method of Analysis; Results; The bombing flights; Method of Analysis; Results; The M.P.I. Scatter; Discussion; The Causes of G-H Bombing Errors; Operational Results; Improvements to Training; Conclusions. Item is referenced as Report No. S. 174.