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[Answered] Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 1:31:30 AM   
tjhkkr


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What is this circled in white?

When the video rolled, it dropped much more slowly than the GP demolition bombs.
The GP demolition bombs drop like you would expect... this sort of dropped more slowly AND drifted back.
Is it an incendiary cluster?

The Picture is from:
Jeremy Clarkson: War Stories: THE GREATEST RAID OF ALL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXusKM5uX0s

Enjoyable if you want to burn 45 minutes... :)

Any thoughts?




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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 5:02:54 AM   
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That is probably a 4000-lb Blockbuster, aka a "cookie". The smaller are likely phosphorus incendiaries although they may be canisters with four-lb phosphorus or jellied-gasoline incendiaries. The Lanc may be from 101 RAF as it looks as though it mounts what appears to be the signature antenna arrays of the AIRBORNE CIGAR ECM suite that only 101 employed.

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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 5:30:21 AM   
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Not big enough to be a cookie.

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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 6:58:01 AM   
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According to wikipedia it is a "cookie". It even uses the same picture: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blockbuster_bomb

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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 8:02:58 AM   
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The picture above is a still taken originally from a cine film of the ABC (Airborne Cigar) Lancaster I NG128 coded "B-SR" of 101 Sqn out of Ludford Magna, dropping its load over Duisburg on Oct 14/15, 1944.

Further frames of the cine film below shows the "cookie" being released and it is quite a bit bigger than the object above. The right hand picture appears to be releasing 4lb incendiaries (mixed load??).








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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 8:07:50 AM   
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The Lancaster's common loadout was a 4000lb HC "cookie" and 108 x 30lb "J" incendiaries carried in 250lb small bomb containers as shown below.

My guess is one of the containers has come loose as you don't normally see them dropped...








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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 8:12:37 AM   
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250lb small bomb containers on the ground.




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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 8:42:21 AM   
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Each of these 12 small bomb containers appear to be loaded with 90 x 4lb Incendiary Bombs (another common loadout).






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RE: Quick Question: please help me idenitify... - 12/20/2017 8:31:04 PM   
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Nice.
Thank you!

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