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Operation Market Garden (1944)

Operation Market Garden (1944)

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JUN 2 i 196$

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JUC1 S 196:
38 GROUP OPERATION ORDER NOt 226
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for
OPERATION -MARKEr
2 ,­
Instructors
this urn
.Rererence. nft6S2B i liGiJ! 2EiiEidtE SL &§,:, lPi EAiibi4 SCAElA
38CVTS.l0/8Q/AIR.
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All tisII ,',i:.:cr ··:f t tovli;'iZ f,'l i ch"ll.'s vlill
in sJCX EJC' .•i1 (100'38 )?,:Lr s 10 sClco:1d
i:1terv", ls). On ".:,\1.::: fi r ,s t IH't they -will fl :;-­
A;n:;ricr-.i1 Pe. r ;-, i:.:roo) nircr cf t , ;:ld in c':1d 8nd
lift.:; t, 0:,' -:-rill - follow l.mericq.l1
-c: .troO) , ircr,-'} t.
'11herevor ':2: ' 10U:;" dol eto, [l.na substitut\..J
'PI hour.


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1,IAP REFERENCES:
lA,a :r;;ngland (l C0dc Oft. - G,So'1?S; - ,· YJ27
;,.:"r' :,e;"t : (' 6, 1 J. ??'lC 12.
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APPENDICES:
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1. The cn cL:y-fs r:-£Lin "!.in cs of uefencc are (0. ) 0.lJ.HJ.L ::md ESCAUT

(b) R . ... rr-mm f )" OlJ.. 'we n 0 1...:'; hc ': 0 I!E3EL, and ' (c I 1..:'20 SE'::JIT"=lLJ) L:m:c,
The crossing of ·:i1.G HI:::!-,C ',' ,-:-ill t r ·-p t:..c , ;1y·1e o .
these the f-;"od !"J(;[xv:V f : ul: , C!1c..r:l;" i s
believed t o hE. .-c vcr;' f 1..:.7 :..r (':. CG..... nLovc 11l:. bey 1.0.ve
been ara17n to f. \ eo. "' ' , (' - \
V.LL1· ,,<-; " - ' ', " , "
OUTLINE C!. iliO· ' SnWG'TTon ilE&DLE
2. 1 Bri tt.::.; h o'Jir' ool'!'Y;; i . '.J..::' s ei:,;e A' 21.-·
rm
i: , \ Fiil es t .:ili1i s h
0. bridgchcn.d t 'J ", _Jo e. IK:I ' LI ,,_ ,,: _., - Tv....$ , =]hell -.-:'.. 11 t he
seizing of bridge; ::; c V'<x:' r.> r rtiTJ, n t At.HIm: ',tit D. viC,: '(;0 :t->..l. dlitating the
pans age o.
r:c. ,:c 2. ft ., • • • •••••
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AIR :FORCES AVAILABLE:
,.
(ij
IX Tt'oop carrier COmoand (U.S.A, A.F),
C· 38 GrOUP (R. A,F).

46 GrOUP (R.A.F).
FLAK DEFENCES:
£ ­
4. A full detailed description of flak defences in at APpendix ''D''.
TJMJNGS:
5, (i) Airborne forr:ations will be ready to take off an from satUl:'day
16th septeober 1944. If' no cancellation or postponement is
received from 21 Group by 18.. 00 hours the previous day, and
if' the 17eathcr is suitable, the operation rrill comnence according
to flight tinings.
(ii) p:inal vreathcr decision ".-ill be nadc at r:lidnight. rt Ti'ill be
passed through T.C.C.P.EASTCOTE to R, A. F .station
and through l3t'itish llrrrw cllannels by G.S;O. tn 1 (Air) to A.C.O, tn
on tho airfields. A DUty officer at. n. Q.nritish Airborne
COrps 'will noti:fY DUty W'atchkeepcr at 21 l;rtV Group (11O-in) by
telephone and. v.rireless (:ElIERGENCY OPS).
Tf"sKS:
6. The following tasks rr.i..ll be carried out by IX U.S.T.C.C., 38 and
4-6 Gt'Ottps, R. A,F. '·
(i) 1st Lift D DDY, (para) •.
(a) 12 aircraft of 38 GrOUP are to drop sticks 21 :rndcp. para.
COy.
(b) 432 aircraft ' of IX T.C.C, are to Orop cler.lcnts of 101 U.S.
,Airborne Div.
(0) 480 aircraft of IX T.C.C. are to drop elenents of 82 U.S.
Airborne Div.;
(d) J10 aircraft of IX T.C.C. are to drop c1euents of 1 nritish
Airborne Division.
(ii) 1st Lift D IJl¥ (Gliders).
(0. ) 120 aircraft of IX T.C.C. are to release gliders carrying
elenents of 101 and 82- U.S.l.irborne Divisions.
(b) 130 aircraft of 46 Group are to release gliders carrying
eleuents of 1 Bl:'i tish Airborne Division.
(0) 228 aircraft of 38 GrOUP e.r e to release gliders cnrrying
e1er.tents of 1 witinh ])i.vision.
••1 ""SPFik

(iii)
second Lift CD + 1) (para).
(a) 126 aircrD..ft uf IX T. C. C. arc to drop elements of
1 Bt'itish 1:..irborne Division. '
(iv) seoond Lift CD + 1) (Gliders).
' (n.) 4-50 nircrnf't of I X T.C.C, ore to release gliders corrying
elmJents of 101 U.S.Lirborne Division.
(b) 4-50 aircrnf't of IX T.C,C. arc to relen::;c gliders cnrrying
elCl:tentn of 82 U.s.Airborne Divinion.
(c) llO aircraft of 4-6 croup are to releas() gliders corrying
elmont::; of 1 Britinh J.irborne Division.
(d) 156 aircraft of .38 Group are to relcnse glider::; carrying
of 1 Br'itinh Lirbornc Division D.ncl PJlish Bde.
(w) Third Lift (D -+: 2) (parn. ) •
(n.) ll4-aircrnft of IX T.C.C. ore to drop elor.lents of PJlish
BdG.
(b) 66 o.ircraft of 4-6 Gr'oup nrc to corry out r0-supply far
1 Bt'itish Airborne Division.
(c) 100 aircraft of .38 GrOUP arc to corry out rc-supply for
1 Bt'itinn Airborne Divi::;ion.
(vi)
r;ii't CD ", + 22 (Gliders).
(a) .382 aircraft of IX T.C.C. arc to relea:Je gliders carrying
elen0nts of 101 U.S. !.irborn0 Division.
(b) 402 .i\,ircrn..ft of IX T. C. C. arc to release gliclers cnrrying
clcncnts of 82 U.S. Airborne Division.
(c) 4D aircraft of IX T.C.C" nnd 10 aircraft of .38 croup ore
to reloase gliders cn.rrying elcn ents of 878 Eng.Avn.En.
(d) 1.3 aircraft of IX T.C.C. a.rc to release gliclers cnrrying
clc.lCnts of l.irfield control units.
(e)
.35 aircraft of .38 croup are to release gliclern carrying
elenentz of :FOlish Bde.
(vii) D + 3 ommrds.
subsequent resupply nissions 'Vd.ll be flovm on der.und being
r.nde by gr'ouncl forces tl1rough H. Q. }.\.irbornc FOrces to
T.C.C.P.EASTCOTE, for OrdeTfJ ";.-ill be issued sepc..rately,
or as directed by F. : •• •.l\..
AIR OPERATIONS nr DIRECT SUPPORT OF lJRDORNE
LA
OP::!R·..TIONS:
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7. The folloY/ing supporti:f'lg opero.tionG b:
r
COL1Ll..::mds concerned. ore
being o.rrnnged:­
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(i) Protection against F1Dlc•
.
on D do.y, n.ll fJ...."Ik positions lying along the corridor to be
used by the airborne convoys, will be attCl.cked by 'VITI U.S.
A.A.F. J c:.nd A.D.G.B., icnedio.teJy prior to the ruin operation
ond during it. .
(ii) Frotootion o.go.inst
&d r l:!!!@oo ­
(0. )
A.D.G.B., and VIII U.S.:l. .A.F., "T.i.1l provide the nirborne
foroes during their po.ssage with a light escort over the
N.SEA, and vnth the heD..viest posniblo cover over the rest
of tho route to and froTJ the dropping and .J,<-'!.ncling zones.
(b) After the o.irborne forces htl.ve l..'!.ndcd., IX vr.i..ll
provide DJlcl r:ninto.in o.n UTllbrelJA cover over the J.o.nding
areD..S during daylight. After cln.rk this duty will be
undertDlcen by night fighters of A.D.G.B.
(iii) supporting Qpero.tions.
Aircraft of IX "vill provide D.ll' support for the
un.its on the ground, hDrassing the eneqy and preventing the
arl"ival of reinforccnents.
(iv) photogr-apb,y•
. .
H'Osquito aircraft E:r:lployed on this ,rorIe, provided by 2 Gr'O'up,
vdll to.ke a record of selccted stD..ges of tho opcrD..tion
during D c1.V. An aircraft, provided by 34 l:ting, 2nd T.':l..F. ,
'will photogt'aph the D.Z. ::md L.Z. nreo.s on D my one hour D..ftcr
the landing of tho first lift, and agnin o.s soon c..s the light
will pCI'Di t of night photogt'aphy, after the 2nd lilt has landed.
A L-mcMtcr of 5 croup 'will also be er;lployod on rdr to o.ir rhotogr-o.pJ::w.
Co-ORDJNATIOH HITH OTHER COM1L'iNDS.
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8. (i) olen.ro.nces for the r,lissions shov1!l in the flight plan ut
}.ppendix "0", c..nd I'lttvigation Diagt'Dl:1's vrill be arrnngeel by F
nith Bo":iber and Fighter COT.1DD.nds, o.nd nith the Nt\.vy anel !;pJy.
(ii) The norr.1..'U operations of COrlL1C,nd Units in the English
.iill be oo-crdinated by F.!... ,' ••_'". to prevent interference
during .the t:ines of the o.irbornc operations.
EXECUTION
ORDER OF BATTLE.
9. ' Sec lPPcnilix "A". DECl A
If E
ALLOCATION OF lJRORAFT.
,
10. sec MOVCr.lcnt Tubla ut lJ?penc1ix "B".
oontinued rugc 5••••••••••••
TIME .AND DATE.
11 "
(i)
Airborne forL1D.tions will be ree:.Oy to t.."..ke off as fran
saturd;y, 16t..'l1. soptcl:lbcr 1944. rf' no oo.ncel1D.tion or
postponcnent is received frol:l 21 AIT.1Y croUJ? by 18.00 brs.
the previous &'';:1, o.nd if' the weD-ther is suita.ble, the
opera.tion 'will cor;ncnoe ['.ccorC'dne to fli[jht tir.Ung8.
(ii) D D-V is sunclny, 17th septcnbor 1944.
(iii) H HOur is the t:inc the hec,d of main farce rec.ches
nreo. on D
(iv) "X" hour is the tine thD.t the heo..d of l:J.:.,,-in force reaches
DZ/LZ area on D + 1.
(v)
"z" hoUt' is the tine tho..t the hCD.d of TJ..,,-in force reaches
DZ/LZ areD. on D + 2.
(vi) ,
T
ine vrill be zone (n S T )
.u...
(vii)
rp.tches to be synchronised by TIM.
12. sec 2. pc.ro. • .5. sub -PLU'D.. (ii ) •
ROUTElliG.
- I •
13.
T'ne router; selected 1;i11 h..,,-ve been cleared with the No.vcJ.
and Amy FOrces, e:.nc1 is s.hmm on NwiSD-tion Dl.agt'ru:.1
a ttnchcC:. to .iJJpendix "ell.
N:i.VIG,ATION JJID GROUND AIDS.
I 1
14-. (i) occults Md punc1its will be D.V2.ilD.ble ·l:;hroughout
the U.K.
(ii) schedule of l'f-:':vigo.tion D.ids en route D.na. D. t DZ/LZs is
annexed to I;.Ppenclix "e".
DZ/LZ PIN POTIfrS.
1.5. !:F·P referenoe 1:100,000 Hollc.nc1.
G.$.G.S. No.1036 sheet 4.
G.S.G.S. I-p.
2
.541 sheet 5.
G.S.G.S. I-P.41+16 sheets p1 c..nd 0
1

continuecl. I:ttgo 6. • •••••• II •••
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. AIR SEA RESCUE.,
20.. NOnnl pt"ocedurc vr.Ul be In the event of o.ccidentD.1
release of glidern over the eeo., the glider vci.11 enda'\vour to
lruld :in front (,3000 yords)of, n friend.ly vesGel, but should
avoid fly:ing at ,it. "rill obta:in and log 0. fix on
the gliderts position. . :nJ,otsof tugs which lose their
gliders nre to re'curn "Ix> bo.se nnclrcport vcrbo.1J.y to the
QPe.rntions o:rfioar vlithout giving chD.lk nunber of glider"
plAce and tine 01 cast oft:. (lXlrc.tions Sto..ffs ,,;ill rclny .
this informn. t:i.on. to GrOUP n.nit cn.;oricr
(JOrxnnd Ibat, which lAtte,'t9 ",S'&V4ll., take 0.11 '.
neceasorynction. · A,jr Resouc ·cro.ft ,will bc
a.lOJ'l.g the route over the seo. bct"i"Cql U.L BElGIUM coast.
life bouts ".d1l be hold nvn.ilo.blc to be c1ropped as
reqt4':'Gd.
POSTPONEMENt: OR CANCELLATION.
21. :cecision to postpone 'will be oor.:r.lUllicatcd through tho ()Ol:'ltnnd
post, EAS'IDOTE.
llMERGEN'CY LANDTIfGtiND FACItITIES.
. . . . .
22. (i) 'Jn energtncy un o.irm-nft l.1D.y land. nt OIlY In.riding strip or
])1g1o.nd. . . .
(ii)
The folloyt.ng o.:irfields vlill be nvniln.l:>le far o.ircroi't in
dis"b:'ess OJC,Y:­
(i) BEAUvAIS (49
2
7N 0207E).
(ii) . POIX (4949N 0159 E) .. .
(iii) ' .Li:MIENS/GLISY (4953N :
" '
(iv) strip at ·BRCl.{8OS - W3-.
.
RESERVE GLIDERS.
E»,ch n:irfield is to nuke o.vailAblc for glider nission n
snall nunber of reserve . will be .londed by
»:t:IYtJ'lita \1ith typicol ir.Iportnnt lands. If 0. glider goes
unaerviceo.ble prior to tnke;"ofI'; personnel v7i1l shift to one
or other of the reserve gliders which vdll tnko-off later in
the SDl';lC serial.
If' it cnnnot join the scriD.l, und tre is of sufficientlY .
high priority, T.C.cor.lI'JP.nd post vr.i.ll by the
u:irfield unit to n.om.:inAto a .
pargJ!STRATION.
)J+. :Bm' :f'u.ll adoinistrat1ve orders see l\PPend1x "Gil.
ntinucd FlGC 8•• • ,-••••• • •••••
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. --"'" ..- - -..... . . _.__.
.. ---.... --'.-...
Bt'itish DZ/1ZS.
!UP !liR3ila
,
·L.Z. "Z': $52794­
DZ/LZ "L"
686803
L... 2.
ItS It
(578:1.4
D.Z.
762307
D.. Z.
'ryl!
624832
LZ/DZ "X" 640795
D.Z.
"Ie"
74574b
JETTISON CONT1JNERS.
16, NO contc..i'1t'rs y":"J.l be c..."..':""..cied by any oJ-raro.ft tarr:ing gliders.
AOTION ON DRaP OR RET,E.t..SE
o
/17. (i) n:i.rcraft w:Hl release tow .:;:'Opes two n:inutes o.f'ter re:!.case
of gliders. l.ll Y.i.E. :£'J,y reciproCD..l routes to J3D.se
at height<:1 shown in lLC·sc..i1ccl f1i(lt pLc'..l.1 at .APpend:ix "0".
(ii) Aircro..ft 0.":' Clt'O":)PlllJ on tz/Dz 't1.U'Il LEFT ni'ter
or croPl;.:.nn;.
AlRORlIFT LIGHTIFQ!..
18.. l)UJ:'ing the hour3 of dD..t'knesb, mvigo.tion lights vr.i.llbe bUt'nec'f
vlhen a:i.rcrn.:::'t yrithin 10 niles of U.K. coast on the outvmrd
o.ncl return jour!'J.o;y-c"
lJROORN'E OPER!;,TION:
, .. .
19. (i)
A schedule of the Flight TL""'l.ings, n.nd details of LZ/DZS :iB
given at ..'LPPendix "0" ond nust be read in conjunction vdth
FOm A nt L>pendix ":3", wherein units carried in 38 and 4b
Group aircrD..f't are specified.
(ii)
All ]3r'itinh nircro.:ft torJing gliders v.'ill fJ.,y in singlestroon
(loose pc..:i.rs at 10 n.econd intcrvo.ls) dbC>'V'ci:.: . It_.,!'IJ&o
,N:nericn.n po.rc..tToop o.ircro.f't.
(iii) ''D'' + ;ominr.::ls.
resupply IJisa10ns will be t'lmvA _ 4-=nc1. be..
m4e by ground forces through H.Q. Au-borno 'PtJroea to
EASTCOTE.t for which orders \nll be issued or'ns .
directed by F .A.1..A.
())nt'inucd Plge 7 •••••• •••••••
/

• p .
p:l.ge 8,
. ­
RIDOVERY OF GLJDERS.
(i) r,hen the oilitnry sitUAtion penrl.ts, 38 GrOUP will c1ospo.tch
by o.il' 0. glider retrieval pnrty of D.pproxit'llltely 50 J:1en, fer
the rotrievo.l of lJt'itish Gliders.
(ii) The follm-dn.[; vehielcD yr.i.ll be required by tho rctztievn1
pnrty: ..
croDslcy Graders .. 2.
coles cranes ----- 2.
tprries 3 ton ---- 5.
11Otor Cyclcs -_.. - 1.
Vttus 15 errt. ---- 2.
38 Gt'OUP vtill L'.orrClllge for the supply nnd of
thesc vehicles.
RIDO'VERY OF PAR.!\.CHUTES.
26. Arrnnccuents rTill be nucle for J....rfJy personnel, -r..tJ,en tho
tury 3itun.tion per.l'llts, to retrieve such p..'LrD.chutes as
c..re founc.l, ond return thCl:l throuGh ArJ:ry unit resources to
beuch uroo. for tran:3Port to U. K. (Cnra.in[rton),
ESTJillLISHiv1EJfr OF !.ffiFmLD eOJ-ITROL.
27. IX T.C.e. "till nnkc o.w.ilc.blc the all' lift to
tr<mSJ?Ort personnel o.nd air trc.nsportnble oquipr.1ent to
establish o.irficld control if ruld ,i'hen DXlY J.,..·mc.ling strips c..re
ncnring coqplction. personnel 0.nd oquipucnt Yiill bc
dctD.Ucd by Drrangeo.cnt betw'oen 38 GrOUP end IX T.e.e.
/
28. . FOr full cor:u:runicc.tionn details soc .;'J?l)cncli.x "E".
29.
I I

(L. V.E.ATIG1fSON)
r.'ing COl.1r.k.".llc1er.
QOtD1nding.
Q. GrOUP. n.,l.i,F._
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far Qpero..tion order ... .
Qpcro.tion
H.Q. P.A.A.A••••••••••••• . ".
H.Q. S.H.A.E.F•••• , ••••• . ••••••
H.Q• .A.E.A.F•••••••••• . ••• ' •• ,
H. Q. Airborne T-t'OopS (MD.m) • •• • . • ••
H. Q. J30tlbcr (pT.lr.ruJ.d ••• • •• . ••• • • •• .
H.Q. l'P.l (Dr. )Airborne ))ivision. • ••
H.Q• .1'P,1O ••• ••• ••• • •• .
••• •
H.Q. ,NO.ll GrOup•• ·· ••• ••• ••• • ••
M.L.O. ]t'.reh."J:l ••• ••• ••• • • • • ••
()Ol:lr.1Ilndcr GJic1er pilots • • • • • • • ••
H.Q• .IX 1J:'OOP cv..rrior ca-.lX'.!ld ••• • ••
•••
H.Q. IX Air FOrce. ••• ••• •.•• • ••
H.Q• .W.4-6 at'Qu;p.. •• • ,., • • • • ••
•••
(lODlhined Air oor.n..'U1.d rest, E:tStcotc•••
O.C., R. A.F. B!'ize Norton... ••• . • ••
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O.C., R. A.F• .r-prvroll... ••• ••• • ••
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.,­ O. C• ,R.A. F. .]tlirford.. • • • • • • • ••
O.C., ·Kcevil ••• ••• ••• • ••
•••
0.0., R.A.F. TOrro..nt RUShton ••• • ••
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O.C., Br0o.dr-roll. ••• ••• .,.
O.Q., R.A.F. nolm •••• •••• .
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O.q., R.11.F. Blnkchill pa.rr.1. ••• .·0.
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O.C.,. 1'P.3.4 Wing.... •••. ••• ... • ••
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o •C. NO. 2l. :rndep. .Flro... (JOy. • • • • ••
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G/co..pt. Qps... . ....
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G.S.o.l, 38 GrOUP.
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Qps. .(Records) ..... .... . ...
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apS. HOOLl .Oo. ..... . .... .....
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• •• . 26 -28
••• 29 .. 31
...32 - 34
... 35 ... 37
... 38 .... l.j1J
.... U43
, •• ·44 ... 46
... 47 49
• •• 50
• •• 51
••• 52
•••
53
•••
54
• .. 55
56
•••
57
58
59
60
...•.
61.';1
.•...
62 - 7).
e .
GrOup.
6lst T.O.GI?
313th T.O.GI?
314th T.C.GP.
315th T.O.GI?
316th T.O.GI?
4.34th T.O.GP.
435th T.O.ap.
T.O.GP.
1,.37th T.O.GP.
It,}8th T"O.GI?
439th TaO.GP.
440th
44lst T.O.GI?
4J+2nd. T.O.GP.
:r:xth T.. 0.0.PATHFTIIDER
SCHOOL
38 GROUP, R.A.F.
"
"
"
"
46 GROUP , R.A.F.
"
lJ.Ppendix "A" to 38 croup
OPerution order
operation "MARlOO".
ORDER OF BAT'rLE
.
stution sqUD.c1rons A:ircrc.ft
nnrkston Hen.th
-
]Yl.1rotus,
FOJJd.ngbnn
-

soJ.tby
..
tp..k;ota.s,
spc.n.l:!oe
...

cotteSL1Ol:'C
..
:!Jl,kotc.o •
Alderrnston
..

WJlf'ord
.. ]J:lkotc.s,
MGr.lbury
... J).'\kotM',
chilbolton
..
rclrota.s•
..
GI'cenhv.r.1 car·lDDn
lJl,kotus •
B0.1derton
-
l)Okota.s"
:sottcsfard
-
J:Pkota.s,
It-'UlgDr
...
nnJrotn.s,
RX:lSbury
...
D-''I.kota.s.
N. fJith:lI..t
]J:'.kotn.s.
nrize Narton 296
Alber.1..."I.t'les.
297
.A;l.b er.1..'U' les.
H).!'vrell 295
[t:irlings.
570
st:irlings,
1teevil
196
stirlings.
299
st:irlings,
]Uirford 190
stirlings.
620 stirlines,'
RUShton
298
I.p.lifnxes.
644-
I-J'I.lifa.xcs.
}31:'0a.drrell 512
ncirotn.3.
JP.kota.s..
575
nakotn.s'.
Ixnt!l lJ:lpncy 4B
271
]Jlkota.s.
nakoto.s ,
l
ATIC TL5LE
-.--..-". .--
/\FeJJ::i.,;:D::LX "Ditto .38 crou;P­
NO •
f Jr OIJcrat:i.on "L::tJEF],1I 0

- - p., nR l : _I
•• .•__ ... ....._ ,_ •.• ___. •_ .___• _<. _ '...__.. ____ __ ' •• . .. ____._,... _ _ -. . A ___ _. __
,-'- ._- "" '" -- -_ .... -- ----._..--..'-.'-.....-------,.--.-,---- ------.. ---.. .-.-.--- - ----., .. :---' ----,-'---- ......--r:--........-'-.r--._-..
SC""-,' :',../11 .1h"_, ; ,1:"" , ..: :- " ::J.J Cr I!'P.I ! TZ ; V "j J "'<;.-:L' " ,119: : :. I:].U. ,.: 8.3 ;..,vO and', i I TiLoJ 01' I
• I " - • . D. .. 1 ' 'f' I '
11.--:1 1[; Lo,:;J . \ . I j \,IIU., . . 1( \i I ,J ?: (. _1·' : '-::- .1 "G:i t 1. 0__ : Old .
'T-o -rr' " 1 0 . . ' . ( . ,' '11,.-' 1"1-'- :-,.',"' ,"','_(';.;,. ,..... , ), .I, X T,,' .,;;-J J' '03[1<"- .... ·· ,1'''': : -' .. ",.... ...J'-..
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, ..... ..1, • C. .1.. ..,,1 I (\ I I I.LVJ......1 I,..--'- I·· '..!J. . . .. • ....:...........1. , t . J. " \ I
-.-.... - .. .. - --' II' .3v''- .. ., 1.. _1, ,' I '--:----._,-'----1
1 co:,' c j,. 6 I S
2 2.1 111d.para"coy. .38 Q?o 7 - 12 X
33 1 fPrder 46 ap. l6l-l84- 24 S
34- 7 :RDSB 46
GP·
185':"196 12 S
35 1 fPrder J.97-208 12 S
36 HQ J. ilL nde. 209-218 10
S
37 7 :RDSB 46 GP. 2].9-242 24- s
.38 J. 46 ap. 24,3-262 20
S
39 181 Fd. NJlb. 263 1 s
'40 Adm:in. 264.-265 2
S
4J. 7 :RDSB. 46 op. 266-285 20
s
42 18J. I'd. ,Nnb. 286-290 5 s
4J 2 Sa SWfords. 38 Cp. 291-312 22 S
44 18J. Ftl•.Nnb. 313 1 s
45 7 pr. JI']Y:.. 38 ap. 3:14-321 •RUSHTON. z
46 ' 322':".324 z
"
47 AIL Bde. .325-326
"
Z
48 :stY. 38 GP. 327':"347 21 TON Z
49 AIL Lt.Regt. 348-353
6
z
: o.:'l) : lU.r..}u'i,'J:::'c.-c·
I :r--' or,:"';:""J !luthfinclet'
H !-pur

H-t-0007
H-rOOlO


H..ool9
__ ____-L______________-L____ ________-J__ ____ ____ ____ ______ ______ ______ ______L_______
<
p ,qge No. 2 to
Appendix HB'I .
.. saw'?'] s
lt1.i t
R .. .\ .. F.
of US 'ICC
Unit.
no. of
AIC
( Chnlk)
ALLOCATION OF AffiCRAFT
ll.nd
A.IR TABLE
FillS T LIF ':P - BR! TISH GLIDERS & P. p. Ii'.
No.
of
Gli ­
d cr .s
T"ke-oft
Airfiolcl
DZ
or
LZ
p/c
Gliders
c)v·,ilo, .ble
for lo:-1.dil'lt -
&.J.UiYE10:'l-i:.
lon clir'1.[:;
COiinlot3c1
bv
oJ
Ser- A/B
i:'l.l Block ( D1clude
=To. no. d os i 2,,12 tioi1.
Sori..,l co ).
,
22 T.RUSH'ION Z
B15 50
Reece
38
Gp 354-375
Z
51 17-pr /..; 'lk. 376-378 3
52 Admin. 379-380
2 z
16
KEt'.,VIL z
Bi6
9
Pd. •.s.. 38 Op 381-396
53
z
54 1 A/L Lt. Re8 t 397-405 9
HARV{£1,L 774540)
B17 55
Corps HQ
J8
Gp 406-430 25
N
10 PAIPJ!'Olm Z
1 A/L Lt•.R,3£,'t. 441-4541
Bi8 56 HQ 1 ,\/B Div. 38 Gp 431-440
14
Z
57
. KE2YIL Z
B19 58 1 A/L Lt. Rfl.s:t.
38
Gp 456-:458 3
1 Bdo. 459--4}8 20 Z
59
60 clliril1.. 479-480 2 z
'7
HAR'ELL N 774540}
1320.\. 61J\. Cor'JS HQ
38 Gp 488-493
B20 61 Corps 38 Gp 4811-487
6'7Yc..CO VW,TSIDT IT

12 H:JC"lIi:LL Z
BLOB 62 1 494-505
... )./.
13
PAD?..FOIID z
64- ;.\c1nin. 519
_"_I 63 1./L Lt. :2egt. 38 Gp 506-518
1 Z
!
I .
Time Chut3S I
J
A;
/
C rind
COl!Jpleted of Gliders issued
by T"ke
(BRlnSH) Off. for
only
-:rime of
Drop or

H-tD025
H-tD058
H+0034
H+0037
H+0101
H+0057
H+OO40
H-tD043
...
aJ 4?; ­
Am Movam'fl' TABLE
JO.ge I'fO •.3 __Al?pend::tx: liBII
38 GroUP oPera.tion Ot'd* 52G
SECOND LIFT - BRITISH m.;rpERS - (D + 1).
,
-"
EquipElent :E}ilpla.ni.ng Tim£' TiLle of chutes and Airborne l)lit
:
J.p.
!
Ajc and Set"­ AID
loo.cling issued Gliders completed. of' ])r'op at' . of' (mclude :io.l Block 1-lO. of' rrnke-<>f':f' GJiders LZ R1\F
cor.rpleted by freo.c1y
designation of' Airfield avnil.o.bl 1'10. RcrJArks N:l. pti­ usroc iVC OR IAnclin.f

by
(BRITISH) if'ar em- off b.crs for unit (Chalk) serial CO). DZ
,..,..... - , ' ,T I
""', " ..... -l .......... , .. f-'
'....,
22 2 s. stn:f'f'ord. 76 BRO};l)1'lELL 4£ Gp. 750--771 1322 s
PC-rOO
1
7
21 4£ qp. 772-792 1323 2 nty. 77 BLAKEIITLL FM. I X
Dc+OO20
1 Aclm:.in. 78 793
6 79 B24 4£ GP. 794--799 7 KDSB. 001'lN k'i1PNEY S
pc+OO2.3
80 1 J30rder. 6 800-805
81
,
806-810 181 Ftl.NJb. 5
82 Achm. 5
83 2 s. staf'fards. 18 816-833 1325 4£ GP. nROllDWELL S
Pc+OO26
1 84-
I
1326 1 Inra.Bde. 834­ 4£ GP. BR011.D1.VELL X

85 ACb1n.. 1 835
­
.
86 tnlallotted. 2
87 1 A/L Lt.Regt. If2.7 6 4£ GP. 837-8q.2 D01V.t'i AMPNEY X

88
9 Fd.OOY.R.E. 6 843-848
89 Admin. 10 849-858
I
4i1 If2.8 90 HQ 1 A/B Div. .38 ap. 886-889 lM1NSTON X
a WlOOS. ,
I
I
91 1 A/L Lt.Regt. 859-88.5 27
92 1 I01.Iaro..nde. 8ge-899 10
21 rndep.FU'a. COy 93 1 900 I
,
-
I
I
iwF
I
I
I
I
J
I
i •
I
!,:i)
I
f I l
.".­

-- -
ser- I .J.\jB 'irborne 1lrl.t-
'NO.
:inl ok (:include of
l.p.
erial CO).
esignation Gli­
ders
8 •
95 p;lra.B<le.
94 Aj'lY:.. 1329
3fPIc
lJiDn
97 dmin.
96 A/L Bde.
3:flUL1
D30 98 3
99 11
illl 100 15
101
5
20 B32 102
ill3 103
5
103A 4­
n34 104
14­
105 6
D.35 106 20
ill7 107
15
e-supply
108 e-supply Bt". 30-1049 20
.of a/o
((JhD.lk)
-----­

909-9ll
912
913-915

919-929
70-974
74 A,B,C
GP. 90-1003
004-1009
10-1029
GP. 75-989
,I
_ _ l-- ___ --.!- ...L- ___ ' ..... 1...__ _ ___ ___ _ ........._

..
.lLffi MOVl!lAENT TABLE FUge NO.zi to ltppendix "B" to
.38 Group oPeration ar-der N'0.52g....
- ' 4" ==weT BRITISH G= .
__---,,-------.,,--- · - - ----.--- - - - ----r-- - ---'. --=----1;--- .---- ----.-- -'---r---­
---"­
i A/C a.lld'EQuipmeni; utes C and E1IJ?lruring Tir.J,e T:ime of I I
I
-l.....___-'--___-L.. .J-­
TD.ke-off DZ Gliders
Airfield OR avniJ.n.b1
LZ for
, -""'rl';'"I"'\N

T.RUSHTON X
T.RUSHTON X
F.AIR.roRD X
:KI:EVIL X
Hl..RWELL X
HARWELL X
FAIRroRD X
KEEVIL X
HARWELL L
HARIVELL L
I
loading . ssued by liders completed of l)r'op or
ar.1pleted (BRITISH) ea<3¥ Toke r;mding Rera.o.rks
by only :r:r •
•• - -. ­ - _.. --.. - p .• • • • - .
---. --' --"-­
x+OO4O
X...o0,52
eoiD.l R..AF Of,
x;OO58
1---- - __ .___- _ _ _ _ _ "---_
i
f...IR MOVEi:,IEIfr T:..nill
'"
No.5 to ].ppendix ''TI''
38 Gr'oup (l>eration Ot"der •

No. 529_
TlITRD = - =TISII
REMARKS.
-----.. ---- --- ---"'I----- ----- - ------ ---.rrtr"
> Sm'- Il ' Airborne UnJ..1.r t i 'NO. 0"1
'Alc o.nd {QUiPli1cnt'CiiUtCS -
er.J:
I on t TiLi
Glider
reQay
for
LZ Gliders OQding issued Enplaning inJ. IBlock R.A.F.I 1',./C GJ.
c1r
1 T..rum-OFF
OR availn.b1 COl7lJ>lctec1 I-P I w. desJ..gnatJ..on usmc I (Chalk) or JURFIELD by Completed
DZ lfar by (DRITISH) • I 01: Serial. co)• unit. Ale.
.-- ----. .
p:>lish Jlde. 38 (;P. -20 IT-.R-usr-rro-N.
L
n39 'l1.4 BJl.ish Bde. 38 qp. J.4O-154 15' KEEVIL L
ll5 £>78 Avn.Eng.]3Il. 38 ap. lOw T.RUSHTON.
IL PAC
B4J.
116 Re-supply (IJt') • 38 ap. 33 HL'J{rJELL
D42 117 Re-supply (IJl:' ). 38 GP. 33 KEEVIL
Dl+3 ll8 Re-sUPPly (w). 38 GP. 34 FJUR[i'ORD
PM­ 119 Re-sUPPly (w)_ 46 GP. 21 DLtl.KEfITLL
1345 Re-sUpply (Br). 46 GP. 2J. . ]))1"7N AMPHEY
:046 Re-<3upply (:ar). Jr6 gp. 21 BRDlillWELL
V
V
V
V
V
vr
__-L__ _________ ____L-____ _______ __ ____ ____
of
Tnlo
of
!
- ..!,.... .. -____ .-1 _
serial NQ. of RED or BLUE HORsL\S ,T.ill be entered in REMARKS COLlUN.
I
operation ­

!
OPEI:1'\.TION I , Tn. NIDe.xt.rr'e to
I
OF LmCRAFT fill AT l2:L200B IIMlffiKET" •
__ ____ ____ ____ ____ __ __ !
l 38 Gt'oup 46 Gt'oup I IX TOO II 38 croup 46 (;t'oup IX TOO II HAM !, HOR ,I 004A !I BRITISH I AMERIClIlf
FIRST LIFT: I -" (.' !I r
1. 101 (US) Airborne Div. 4.32 70 i 70 Ii 70
2. 82 (US) Airborne Div. . 4P£ 5(' I I 50
I
50
3. 1 Div. 12 PFF 143 19(]JC 13 3(7 J 320
4. H. Q. Airborne COrps. 38 32 6 il 38 I
IDTAL FIRST LIFT 12 .1055 228 130 120 J.J 3.39 126 l 358 12C
SECOND LJFT:
L 101 (US) Airborne Div.
450 45C
I
I
2. 82 (US) Airbor:tJ.e Div.
450 450
126 3. 1 Airborne Div. no 146
15 237 4
t
256
4. rolish nele. 10
10 10
5. Re-BUPPly. 35

126 no 156 WTAL SEX)OND LIFT 35 266 15 247 9<.4 900
Tl:URD LIFT:
1. 101 l!Airborne Div.. 382 382
I
382
2. 83 US Airborne rP-v. 402 I " 402
3. 878 eer- Avn.En- I lC 40 10 '+'-'
10
40
4. A:1rf'ield. omtrol Units 13 5 8 5 8
5. rolish nde. lJ.4. jl 35 35 35 -1
6. Resupply (1P) + 66:V:
TOTAL TImID LIFT 100 66 114 I 45 837 J.(. ! 4£ 832 ! - - 5-0 --' ---8-32 ----1
k============:!:====:±::===±===::::::id==-===:l::===:::d==--==---!!.:__ __ '-. - _ - ____ · -
or as Lrov as whiahever :is the gt'eater.

..
14 lNFOIMATION
(i) GROUND SPEEDS.
A:ircro.ft
Dlkotn (parn..re-supply).
Dllmto. (JPrsa glider).
Albooarlc (:aorsn glider).
Albenarle (¥.nco glider).
stirling lPElthf'inder
stirling wrsa glider).
stirling para. re-supply).
EPli£nx glider).
HJ..lif'ax wrsa £lider) "
IPlif'ax ro-supply)"
2.. ROUTE DETaILS (3/3 and 46 Groups):
.
• ' J
(i) liOU'l!E:
-=- ... ..
BASE to:­
Hat£ield
FLIGHT PLtU'f
ROute out _ ROuteIJl.ak
J40 Ll. P.h. 150 m.. p .1'14
ll5 l:l.p.h. 150 m..p.h.
125 m.p;,h. 165 m.p.h.
125 r.l.p.h. 165 T.1.p.h.
175 m.P.h. 180 T.lep. h.
145 m.p.h. 180
175 T.1.p.h. Jl30 m.p.h.
130 m.p.h. 180 u.P.h.,
145 m.p.h. 180 ra.p"h.
175 n.p.h. 180 Ll.p.h.
"D" !.Antigua) (52'>08
f
20
'
'N 0J.°36iJ.5
1
'E)
Bermuda) (51°4,3 03°41 '30"E)
.
IOsne I'D" cplumbia) (5J.°38150"l'{ 04°05f521'E)
!Lfl,rget R. V. (IQsn.E) (51
0
38
f
J.5"N' 050lBr40"E)
DZ/LZ - ARI.'1HElvI liREA.
lIPPend:i.x "e" to 38 GroUP
operation order
QpCrn.tion ... 1'MlI.RKET".
All ajrcro.t't tl.n'n LEFT af'ter release or drop and return to Ill\SE vin. reoiprooal
1


, .
'1" "' 0 '.,,·,· ··...·,· ve:l -_',' ::'., 'r ' "'-, -t. -,L' " [j C ("< Tor ' j al' r .n + e "'u··; 11"'S (" t "1'7 /T r7 A; 1 '1° r t; Y"1.c" .' r
CJ
0 '1' ,. c "1 fc " fp.idcncu
.I."', ' , _ u, --" '-' . . _ ...., u • -J v J. ' :.J/ • .• -l c u J <1. __ ..J ( -). V 0 __ J ••
(i) u
only : ay 'be to the w:i.nd '';3L) ci,+'y on the of the ..
(ii)
"Take-offtltiIDf:Lj at Co::mna;nc,ers
T
c.iscretion ..
10 '::liles has b38n Qdded to ' distance from DZ/I.Z t8 '.['2,rget R. V. t ., allow for flight rast DZ
l
IJ7. and
(iii)
turn onto recip::ocal route.
(i v)
All aircraft to take--off and. form up on tracks ai' 255
0
('1') and 075°(T).
Aircraft to fly In
"loose -pairs" line astern at 10 second interva.ls ..
(v)
BRIZE NORTON aircraft ope:rating from AID fly direct to POSITION TAMPA 51°55
T
55"N
02
0
40
T
OO"E, then to posltlon "C".
..
AJiIIfP 11'T.
_
4. TJME SCHEDULE for 38 and 46 GrOUP Aircrnf't.

APpenclix "c
S II PA PB PC T P PC PD PA H
B A ON" o E o 0 A o o 0 o E o N A HEIGHTS
R TAKE-OFF I-P. DZ T S T SR S L RR LZ S S L SR S T T
I
A
AlRFIEID
of
Ale;
OR
LZ
TASK F
I
N I
G
If lvI
U
NU
11
GV
E
OR
DZ
N NU
1i
NM
U
HI
G
F
I our BACK
REMARKS.
L
E BU C D DB T E DD C D DU E
L A A I I A A L
D A A D
P.F.F. AIID· FIRST GLJJ)ER LIFT
F.AIRFDRD 6 S PFF
-0157 -0128 -0056 -0050 -0032 It-0020 H.:.oOO5 H+QOl.3 +0019 +0051 +Oll9 2000 4000
F.AIRroRD 6 X PFF
;..JJ157 -0056 ....()()50 -0032 If""0020 n-0005 H+OO1.3 +0019 +Oll9 2000 4000
Horsa -0229 -0046 Ira018 II IPur H+0017 +0038 +0045 +0123 +0157 2500 5000
BROADWELL 24- S
J
13LAKEEIJI,L Bf. .34- S
Jprsu ;..JJ226 -0142 -0053 -0043 n-0015 11+0003 H+0020 +0048 +0126 +0200 2500 5000
OOWNJiMPNEY 24- S wrsn.
-0222 .:.01.38 -0039 H-oOll H+0007 +0024 +0045 +0052 +0130 +0204 2500 5000
BROADWELL 23 S wr
sa -0219 -0135 -0046 H+OOI0 +0027 +0048 +0055 +0133 2500 5000
:rJ.l:lrsn. -0216 -0132 ;..0043 -0033 }I-0005 H+OO13 +0030 +0051 +0058 +01.36 +0210 2500 5000
OOTIN liMPNEY 25 S
MANSTON 23 S
Hor&.".. -0057 -0034 }I-0025 II HOur H+ooIG +00.32 +0051 +0058 +Oll5 2500 6000 )SUb. TflMPl1
MlINSIDN 27 Z
;..0031 ..ooe2 H+0003 H+0019 +0035 +0054 +0101 +Oll8 2500 6000 )for Psn..D.
-ollO ;..0026 H-OOI7 H+0007 H+0022 +0055 +0101 +0201 2500 7000
T.RUSHTON 13 Z I{Dl'n.
T.Rus}ITa{ 27 Z
-0058 ;..0019 Iraon II+OOll H+0025 +0040 +0058 +0104 +0204 2500 7000
KEEVIL 25 Z
-0016 H-0008 H+OOl4 I!+0028 +0043 +0101 +0107 +01.39 +0207 2500 -,000
HLffiWELL 25 82 tiD
-0052 -001.3 H+0031 +004-6 +0110 +0]42 +0210 2500 7000
Div.nrea.
+0107 +0145 +021.3 2500 7000
+OllO +oll6 +0148 +0216 2500 7000
+0151 +0219 2500 7000
+02l4 2500 5000 -0128 +0102
1322 BROllDWELL 22 s
+0217 2500 5000 -0209 "'()125 +0058 +0105
]323 BLfJ\EHILL EM. 22 X
+0220 2500 5000 -0)22 +0101
n24 JX)1'71f lJlPNEY 22 S
+01011- +<=Jill ..0223 2500 5000 -o20,} ""()ll9
n25 18 S
.
•• ....."'•••••••
\ - ..
I
;

.•...
\
i
:
. i
SCHEllJI,:1il OF NAVIGATIONAL AltS
i
Beacon COffilBS3_ Beac Lights Panels Smoke
, B»lARKS
.' Coordinates
b eo Wrans Co d"IFr;:_-l.:!..C T=-'-+' earchlight s ) ": - . _.
B C 8ea.rc} *NOTE:-On ftrst . liilt all air­
52-)3-40N 100-04-10E jJ D "Mil ' 14 "W' Cone II Mil - - - 52nd 'I'rp Ca ___ m/LZ"T"
B C swci ".Till.use Eureka anel Beacons
11)1 4S-I))1f' !oO 14-45iv E D '!H" 1')60 I "HII ConeltH" - - - Ca 11g . set u-o on m"OI.Green smoke on
j
B · C Occ-I111.". and red smoke .on "Til ,...ill b
! . 11)2 en -,6-1I)E
I
"!G. DtiA" 16gB "AII ...lt II A" - - - aQ., IX·T.e.C. the only set un on DZ/LZ'!'P
:8 "0.'" 142 " "" '0'" l6uCIC-t and · DZ!LZIl'i111 during first lift.
ATTl,T 151-44-00N.OO-I)4-25E III "I)" - - - 60th Try Ca WgA white "Danel "T" Ill8y be avail- C,J),
B C . . .
h
I _ Occ-. able on LZ "F" for the glider
BORN:EO 151.. 22-21)}!OI:....26-1)51!l E !l liB" - -r--=- ult "B" - - - Ro •• of lift one4 All tu.,g
I 1Fb1gtm - ·q.i rcraft goi t Q LZ II}T II 0r LZ ..
D "K" - I . - "K" -=_ _ - C..!. ___ "'ill usc Eureka a.na. · 02-40-00E ___ _ ---=--""'7"'- IfF
:bz "0"* '- - E* C* "0" 14"gl) * "0"* - - YELLOiv \HI"f.G]"0" Co. on aids" on m"OIl. an2:__
* i * - - - - GR"EEN Pathfinder Co. nanols will 'be set U"D as schecl­
, DZ "'1'''* . - * * * * 1 * - - - _ - RED Pathfinder Co. ;led Lz"rl''' andWT".-i.ll

LZ "N" * - - B* D4' liN" 1688* i"r
TlI
* - -. vlHI TE* I·W.dITw. .""I1N" Co. resu1>ply missfonsf32nrm-DI V)
:8* D* I liN II . * -!.- * - - R1!lD* . l'lHITE" T" iRED S2nd Pathfinder Co. ' will-use--aIl the navigational
DZ "A" .. - E D "All . ; "A" - - RED 1v5'iITE"A"jGREEN Pathfinder aidsschecl.-uled-forU"li:ii:---­
1')21) "B" - - w::.:rITE 1\THlTE"3" RED [Olst Pa.thfinder Co. **:NOTE:-Only one set of EureY-..a,
DZ "C"** - 8** c** "!B'II<* ''B"** - - YELLOW' 1'1HITJ!\"B" VIOLYl'IIOlst Pa.thfinder Co. and MF bea<Xins will be used for
LZ IIW
n
- - I B C IIW" 1521) "1'1" - - 1mITE!!1.,1I R1:D fOIst Pa.thfinder Co. DZs"B" and "C". It will be

DZ __-+___-. __-+__-_ C A "K" - - - - 1¥.:-l:ITE"K" Bl.JUE :<:::lst Ind. Pa.re.• as scheduled. Panels and
LZ "LI! - - A D "L" - .1 - lWHITE VERY - W="UTE"LIt Ind. Para. Coy. smoke will .be used a.s scheduled
. to disting2:sl1 between the
C B "8" I - - WHITE VTr!RY - Ind. Para. areas •
Ind- .... DZltX" -- - - A B "X" - - - - WHITE · W"rlITE"X" 2-1st .

....LZ "X
n
- - A:B "X" - I - rR'mD - i'fBI T.Bl
l1
X" 21st Ind. Pa.r,g. Coy. sists of -E', searchlight s wi thaRE
lED at_5OVOT, 'lff'cloudbe.se if
"Y" - - 'j D C "Y" - - - - R"BD lffiIT.l!l"ylI 121st Ind. other light will
LZ "Z" - - l}U D II zIt - - 1rmry - WHIT..1iJ"ZIt VIOL.."'illi21st Ind.Pp..ra . COY. be coded ib turn.
Cot:> - - - - '..,. --'-"-f_
STJ:?PLY J).P ."L"I • - D' I- I .--:' _ ...- . ___. - WHI TE 1V'"3I'l'E"L'" t - l.1!d. Fe.ra. _Coy.
D.P. "V"I - _ . lJ,. "V" - .- I - :. . - .• - _ __ _ _ A
A.ircraft on t he cO':Tidor to 10ht A/:3 Div. DZs & LZs Wlll p<lSS o'Tflr a '1hite Panel "'l''' & yellow fjOOO ycl.s. bf1:£'ore they- Tea.ch the enemy
lines a:fter p13.sdng DELOS(the 101st A.lB Div. I.P•• .,. ShOaE .
. ff _
'.
• • . ____..---!.. . _ _ ___.........._ _ _
,
APpendix liD" to 38 Group
order No.5a$,
far OPerntion ''1''['\RKET".
DfflLLIGEIfCE
I
MlLITt\RY
.. ,
1. AIR.
- .
(c.) single Engine Fighters,
continued retreo.t of the Gerr.1D.l1. FOrce has denuded
]rnnce, :selgiun nnd :cpllnnd of single Engine Fighters. The fig).1ter
nirf'ields in ond around the RUhr n.nd in the vicinity of nrCi:1.en now
nccarJr.x>dn.te a considernble farce of these o.ircrDi't. . within operntioml
rnnge (160 r:dIes) of the targets nrc bnsed 4.35 single Dleine Fighters ' plus
20 Fighter Bonbers and .35 Single l;p.ght Fichter::!. of' those•
.315 ere based in the DlSseldorf, COlognQ, n.nd l30nn arcc.s w:i.thin 60 to 85
niles of the nost wget. · These nrc therefore Mle to
operate, frOL1 the rnnge point of view, not only in the tnrgct areas, but
over the hst 75 to 100 niles of the route n.luo.
The scrvicrobilit-J of these n.ircrnf't is estiuD.ted to be
teJJr 5C%to 55%, therefore, if the vm.ole of the encqy' s nw.iJ.abIe
single :Engine Fighters were concentrnted ngninst this opero.tion, which
seCl:lS :iI:tprobable in viCTl of his coI:1r.litJ.:1ents in support of his ground foroes,
n totn.l of 220 to 240 o.ircraft, plus sx;! 30 Fighter IPubers nnd
Fighters oould bc put into service nt o:ny one tn.te.
The Ge!"L1.."U1 Air rrorce rUso call on their ST.1.."..ll force of
up to .30 Me.262 jet...propelled fiel1ter boubcrs., but these nre thoueht to be
bo.sed u:'\inly in soutli and eo.st G.erT-1D.l'\Y.
(b) TVM Engine FicJltors.
125 1'7in Engirle Fighters nre still bo.scCl. in B.ollnnd. rlith a
:f"ut'ther 290 nircrDi't IT.i.thin effective opero.tiono.l rnnge of the to.reets.
The encr.v MS so for shoYm notenclency to use his TiM :Engine
Night Fi:;htcrs C.Cc.innt c:"hytir.te opora. tions. gi.s single EnGine Fighters
have been so hD.rd .. pressecl recently tho.t it is rcn.sonablc to suppose th."..t his
TWin Dlgine Fighters \iQuld Mve been con:ti.tteu. ·if the types in service bD.d
b 'cen considerQd. o...'\publc ot: proving e1'fcctive ugainst the Allied fighter
:t1upport.
2. GROUND.
(0.) ROute,
!!I! •
The route ·hns be.en. cllDaCn ..• Ylith u vier; to the avoichnce of
known fJ..."..lC' cnplaccncnts. Ena'\y fonmtions ho.ve however been steudily
'lidthero,vm over farries into w.lcheren is:L.'Uld c.nd thence ncross B.olln.nd f'ror.1.
vest to east. Th.ese farr.1..'\tioIW ore HJccJ.y to be protected l5 r.lObile
flAk nnd f:ire fron guns of nJ.l cDlibreo be nnticiputed, purtioulorly
in the vioinity of [ron roods.
(b) 1DJ:"gets Neo.a• .
around. defences are shown q.efenoe overprints; The
recent tcndency lnsbecn to build up defences in this vioini nnd nore guns
tmn nre shown on the overprints r.lIX3' be. encountered. The PUSSll.l3e of
ena:v troop fortlP.tions thro\l,3h the oreo,. r:JD:Y. also resUlt in s1:1nll nrr.1S fire
being directed o.gc..inst lOW-flying o.:1roro.:f"t.
• •
----
!!! amp,

p,ppenclix "E" to 38 Gt'oup
apero.tion order Nb,525
for operntion "Mlill.KET".
OOMMUNIOATIONS
I •

These orders IPJuld be rc1:'..c.l in oonjunction with .38 croup signnls
S'tf:l,f:f' lllStruotions, 0,0,0,1 D..nd ot.he:r relevnnt publicc.tions.
RADAR..
2, Reb.e:on lAiC.II n.nd
The followine chD.nnels D.l1d coele letters ore nllotted. It is
thAt the first lettm- smYIl1 is the Rebeccn i:t'nnsuittcr etnc:l the
second l.etter is the }\ebecoo. receiver. .
....
m ROUTE
.
PLACE. PO-ORDI NATES. OHANIffiL•


HATFI8LD
51,45.5.3N 00.14.45\7 DC&ED H
"ANTIGUA"
52.08.20N 01.J6.15E
DO &: ED A
A.mI
51.44.00
N
OO.54.25E DO&ED 0
DORNEO
51,22.25N 01.2p.55E DO & ED D
TAMPA 51.55.55N
02.40.00E
I3C&ED
l(
38 (;t'oup will use ch..'1.nnel "ED" [tnc1 4-6 Group will une chnnnel "DO".
EUrekn.s en route vvill be opernted by IX Troop OU'rier oonr.k.'\l1c1.
DZ/LZS,
DZ!LZ.
oh..'U1ne10. ooo.c.
-
Ie OJ\. "K"
L
.PJ)
"L"
S OD "S"
V Jill "V"
X
pjrst
Lift AD s econd Lift Jill & ED.
"X"
Y 00 "Y"
Z ED
" Zil
EUrekns on these DZ!LZD vrill be operntecl by 21 s t 111.(1. PfU"n.. ooy.
3. EUrelm. lItk. II t,nc.l lIlf!PPN1.
It is enpmsised trot in the cl1..'1.nl1el o.llocntion unelcr RebeccD.
11k.II [tnd the f:ixst letter sho'rll1 is the EU!'e..1m. receiver rmd the
second letter is the EUt'ek'. transr.ritter. All EUI'cims Yfl.ll be fitted
yvith detorw.tors 'lith 15 seoonc11'uses. coding .rill be D.t the speed of
one letter every 15 seconds. 38 GrOUP Bencon rnr"';;;r l{Cthcro.von, nre to
mve nvnilo.blc 24 BJ,lrelc:. 11k.ii bn.skeJcs, Y/ebbing and rcsilAtex.
oontinued pnge 2•••••••••
i' .
No,2 to
JlPPendix "E",
All .n.ircraft will Mr1"Y R.F. units 24, 25 o.ncl 27. ND.vigo.tors
nre to retune their receivers to altermtive fi-equencies if':...
(i) ,JnnT.1ing is taking plo.ce.
(ii) Signnls disappenr or fade.
5. ;,F.F,
, .
lile regulo.tions contained in "NEUGRIP", as anendcd on l2th August
Will be in operation, except tmt I.F.F. will only be mntched on by
n.tl a:lrcraf't in distress.
6. , DETONATION,
It is enpmsised th.'tt only IFF o..nd EUrckn JIB:. II nrc to be fitted
vdth detomtors, IFF CD.l1 be detono.ted in the nircro.ft, but E,'Ul"ekns Dust
not, repeat not, be detonated in the o.:ircrDi't, e.s the rnClius of possible
anmn.ge is 50 ynrds.
7. ty), \'fIT ond
rv;lT control 'Irill be cxer0incd. c,s folloYTo:­
station (}:l1l Sign p.!:'equeney control
9wz
3900 EPs 38 GrOUp
SJ,;; 3520 KCS
46 (jI:'oup
All .38 1?l1d 46 (;t"oup aircraft .:trc to listen out on their respective
control frequencies at 0.11 tiues ..-.,hen t hey nre not 'world.ng IVF or H/F D/F
stations, in adclition to the nornD.l hnlf-hourly intcrvc.lo. NiY broadcnsts
.rill o.lso be at interva.ls between the regulo.r broacl cnst periods.. ' NO
frequency checks or routine cxcha.nge of siGJ,1e.ls o.re to be uD.de on this
frequency,
8. WiT o.nd RIT SILENCE.
strict rliT o.nJ. i\lT silence :W to be n."l.intained until the E:'l81ish
const is at:'oosed on the return journey. silence ;:'k,';.y then be broken if'
necessc.ry for mvigatioroJ. purposos, but tro.nsoissions nre to be kept to a
l:'4ninur.1..
H/F D/F sections H" H e.nd N nre to be used. O,ting to the lorge
nur.1ber of aircraft involvec1, aircret;s nrc to request fixes c-.nd bearings only
jn ar:tergency. Si:xict nttcntion is to be pa.ic. to procedure nnd
operators uust listen out cnrefulJ.y before c.nd \"[hile tranSl:J.;ltting to D.void
interfering \lith other nircro.ft and so thnt the gt'ounc1 stntion cc..n stop
thar.l trc..nm.rl.tting r.men necessory" thus speec1ing up the service.
10. FIXED BEi'l.CONS.
netails of selected fixed bencons should be cnrrieu." but operators
shoulc1 be vrnrned of the effects of benconing [tnd told to treut bearing
obtained frou these boaoom vdth reserve,
ued puga 3••••••••••••••

...
i]!C1 ad at
:fO.ge No.3 to
APpendix "E".
ll,
R/T Dust not be used for control of fJD.rshnl.l.ing or
Strict allence l:1ust be r.nin.taincd unless the usc of R/T is necesso..ry fOl:'
''D.L\RI<:C', distress procedure on return over this COtUltry or for flying
control purposes during Inn:tings.
l2_ TUG/GLIDER TIfl'ERCOMMmnCATION.
All n.ircroi't c..re to be sat'Vicen.ble for tug/glider intercOI.uunl.cn.tion
before toke-off but they 'will proceed vr.i.thout l:ine intercol:1uunicn.tion
should there be n. fD.ilure on or shortJ.y n.fter tnke...off. In the event
o.f failure visUD.1 sigmls D.S ID.id dorm in .38 GrOUP S.O.P. w:i11 be used.
JJ. SEA RESCUE (SIGNALS).
The correct procedure to be D.doptcd :in the event of D. forced
nJ.ighting in the seD. is to be :i.nprcssed upon w/ops. po..rticu:L.."U' enpmsis
should be In.ic1 on the D.ssistnnce rendered to n.ir-seD. rescue services if n.
good fix OM be obtlrined fror.l o.n M/F D/F section before \ming
S.O.S. procedure.
14. ........ ....SI G1'\S. Of:lL_L ..........
Cn.ll signs nre to be used ['.s In.ic1 dorm in .38 GrOUP S.S.I. 1'10.57.
is to be allotted D. sepnrD.te O.C.S. The col+ective
will be the O.C.S. o.llotted in D.ecordn.nce r;:ith .58 c.roup S.S.I. No.57,
pn.rn.,5, suh-pn.ro.. (b). NO note is in be cnrried by opcrc..tors of WiT
S.A.O.S. or squadron cn.llsigns.
15. TIIT'ERCEPTION WATCHES.
1.11 st['.tions nrc to Lnintn.:in D. listening watch on the centro.l
oPerational ]!I:'equ€ )na;w. If a. diversion is broD.dcl1..st stD.tions c..re to
retransr.lit thin T.lessD.ge on their H/F D/F frequencies. 1.11 Q.D.H.s given
to/or ucssages received fron opera.tion.."l.l o..ircrn.ft oxe to be po.ssed to Group
signoJ.s, Dlterccption
Interception wutches on the IvI/F D/F sectioru3 'aill be tl[\.:i.nto.ined by
(;['0U'J? H. Q..
16. SIGNJl1S SECURITY PHECAUTIONS:
]!I:'c<FJ,cncy checks, buck-tun:i..ng o..nd a.ny forr.1 of "rr,lT GO" before or
o.t the t:i.r.lc of tn1(e-off nrc strictJ..y forbidden. It is possible tmt the
eneqy T.1..":y D.tteL1't to Llislea.c1 our ::drcx2iOott by I'ulse tra.nS.Ti1issions.
W'/OPcro.tors Dhould be rcuinded. th".t S.n.0182 HI should be u..seQ to clltlllenge
o.:rry H/F IVF Sto.tion whose a.uthenticity in doubtful, e. G. if a. benring or f:Lx
D.ppea.rs to be irra.tionoJ.. Any utter:rpt by the cneT.\}r to LUGleo.d in tIns
Yro:y should be reported a. t intcrroca.tio'1 to the SignD..ls Officer.
17. DaUBER CODE.
The current edition of ]3Onbcr code i'lill i)c by nll
a.ircrD.ft.
18. F:rGHTER SUP.I?ORT &\Th\.R o..nd
11..E. A.F. nrc resl')onsiblc for the o. nd opero.tion of GrOtUlU
a.nd Signn.ls equiptlent f or this purpose.
/'

a. r
lIJ?pendi:x: "F" to 38 GrOUP
o]?ero.tion order lfO. 526.
opera.tion "MARI05T"
MAIN GLIDER LtJIDIHGS.
METHOD.
1. This opcro.tion vr.ill be co.rried. out by crows established on
::drfield to the GlidCt' pilot crew v..lloen.tion.
RELEASE.
2.
:rreight:
3. Na.viga.tors "till chock vrind velocities a.t L.Zs o.nd pa.ss
infon::u:l.ti,on to glider crews before rcleo.se.
Dl!KARKi.=!lTI=O .... N..
4. Tho delinec.tion of the lo.nc.line; o.rcv..o for glidcx 3crio.ls vr.ill
be i:Jsucd by sqw:<J.ron oor.uc.ndcrs n.t bricfing.
GROUND AIDS.
5. TO bo issuec.1 n. t briefinG.
LANDDIfG PLAN..
6. A tro.ce ahovring tro.clm" turns ~ n c 1 lc.nding cirections vr.ill be
iosuec.l by squ.r::.cJron COl:1DD.nclcrs a.t briefing.
AOTION ON Lf'J'IDTI-JG.
7. (i) pilots assist unloo.ding.
(1i) IvriJ.itory crdCt's rvill be issued by officers OOT-1I"-"1.,.'"'..OOing G.1ic.1cr
pilot rlings ..
,
.... ,
7
.i!¥ "
....endix "GIt. :tQ 38 GrOUP'" '
o.tiori order 1-p,525
for Qpero.tion ''1L'\RKET"
• r d!!!! ! '"
AJ]yQJgSTRATION
:ceto.lled t:ir..e-table for 10OOing, Cl:rplAn:ing etc" , in
respect of eo.ch lift is contD.ined , in relevant FOn-l A,
copies of v/hich hn vo been despo.tchecl. under sepo.ro.te
cover to 81;0.tion (JCU:ln.nc1crs,
2. ISSUE, OF PARACI-:tiTES:
L
(i)
,
(0. )
FAIRFORD. x-type FlX'o.chutes will be initinllJr issued
W5' Fc.!H'ord by P.l.L.o.nd S. U. to T.1ec-t the
, requircr-lents given in ]UttlS A.A. , are not to be
otored in o.irc:ro.ft prior to ,
/., ...- .. " " , .'..... .. ..' . .
(b)
JXth T e ·,c, ' AIRFIELtS. ' x-type r-nro.chutcs l'l"ill be
wlfis:f:!YJ.Ssued tb uhl.t lines by ,No.1 ' wrdrr.i.ck
llOll (for 1 D:tV'6 ,troops) o.nd' 1'P,4 1hP,S.U. cottestlore
(farIOlish to tleat the requ.ircn:lcmlls ,
g1\'i:m in A.A. .' po.ro.ohutes rdli subsequently be
tnken to , ilif'ields by individuo.l troops concerned.
G.S.O.l. 'vill issue ncoessnr,y instructions to
ensure thn.t these poro.ohutes ore properly hllncUed o.nd
stored by the o.rq( farr.U\tion concerned. nrc not
to be stored in 0. ircrc..ft prior to a:rpl..'Uling, unless this
CO'L1!n:;e is 1.l.l1L\voidnhlc, haVing c:ircur.wtnnces o.t
respcctive clepD.rture cdrfields. ,
_ • L ....
(ii) suPPlJ IrOPpingP:>.rD.chutes. ' "T
(0. ) F.AIRFORD. ' sUpPl3'...dropping po.rc.ehutes vr.Ul be i.l'4tio.lls'
Issued to Fnirfol0l by P.11..C\Ild S. U. ,NCthcro. von, toncet
reCFirCflento given :in A.A • . ' Subsequent ' issue
fitting to etc.,' will be C<.".Xried out nt ,the .
c.:i.rficld. , O.C.]t.'.irford is to ensure tN.t R. A.F.
personnel r.re to ::-.ss:i,st ns require<1. O.C.
P.M.o.nd S.U. is c.rra.ngi1'1,G to .ri.tt..'\Oh speoinlist pc..rnehute
personnel to mirford to supervise. o.nd. [".Boist 0.8 l'lCcesSc-'\!'Y.
Ielc.y..o.otion dovioas o.nd oolourn of' pa.ro.ohutes '?ill be , :in
o.ccordo.nce ydth FOri·w A"A. . '
(b) txth T 0 'p..'1.l"c.chuteo will
J"lU't!ling l.ssued 'to Dcth T,C,C.:All'fJ.elcl.s by No.l H.P.S. U.
(for 1 Div,.) l;'.nd NO,4 U.p.S. U. (for :8:)lioh FO.rt:'.• nde.) to
fleet requirenents g1vcn in ]':lIi:w A A. . . sUbsequent J.ooue
and fittin& to cont['.incrn etc.; \!dllllc co.rricd out 0.. t
D.irfielaD. ' . JlLP.S,u,ts conccrn9,d ore errrnnGint3 to , '
ntt...'\ch spccinliat pt.'U'{1.ch\ltc peroonnel to 0['.9h n.ix-field to
supervise fPl nssiGtns necesoo.ryl , • . ne:L..'\Y-D..otion
devioco n.ncl ,cx>lours of pc..rc.ohutes vr.i:.ll be in n.ccorcJAnoo
with FOn-.W A.A, ' ..
oontinucd Flee 2••" , ................ .
_. ,.
F
......41.
paGe No.2 to
i\PPendix "Gil•
. (0) • . pnruql:lUtes ' far will be issued
by R.A. s.c. dur:tps concerned in nocordnnce ..-nth l1Orrx\.1
ro-sUPP!Y; Prooedure.
ISSUE OF CONTAINERS:
(i) n/o. '. . contuiners to requirctents in i;brrJs A.A.
'., .' Vf.O:l be ini't;iully issued cOT.rpletc ydth CJ:'uaJ.es unc1cixups
. by Np.l M.P.S.P. (for 1 Div.) und IIJD.4 H.P.S. U. (for
polish to ar.qy fornntions concerned far puckine.
They will be brought .to deporture uirfields by the 1'lJ!Lf3'
fornn.tion concerned, who will be responsible for provic1ing
unskilled lubour for fitting of poruchutes und 10ac1ing
onto o.ircruft. stution (Pti'.1D.nders arc to provide
n.rtlDI.1ent personnel in supervise loucl.ing.
(ii)
Glider u/P. . Jettison conm:i.ncrs for Glic1er tugs are c.lreuCW
". ut uirfields. fCU'uchutes ere in cO'-:lX'se of issue
fron P.M.und S.U. Ncthcruvon. IPuding responsibility
\?ill.be 'us for F.rn. uircraft (sec (i) above).
·(iii)
Re",sUPPJ,y. aontoj,ners und prumiers for re-supplJr rrill be
- . .. J.ss.uea by r:< • dur:tps concerned, in nccordnnce with
norinl re.. procedure•
. (iv)
Lighting aontn.:i.ners lighting sets ..-nll be provic1ed in
vdth]Un:l A.A. requircucnto by M.P.;S. U. t S
concerned un<l R.i... $.C. clur.1j?S.
LOADING 1\ND PREPJ.Rii.TION OF GLIDERS:
. . . . . '.. . -.' . "­
(i) cenern.l: Sep['.!'['.te instructions nre in course of issue to
.. ts conccrne<l to C!lStu'e tlntOU gliders nrc ful:).y
servicco.blc und equippecl, c.nd to check und
test ull hcD,vy .loc.dine rru:tps und nncillnry equipuenta
(ii) are to ensure th.D.t Gents are fittedro
lPrsu eliders in nccorcl.n.nce "ir.i.. th requircnent s Civen in
M. l\.C .• O.'s ure therefore to brief C. T.O.ts on
]Un:l AI3 rcquireo.cnts o.s ev.rJ.y [\.8 po:miblc.
(iii) IAShing nnd Unlo[\.ding GCur!.,
(a) HOrsn n.nd W.co.!J.'1.shine undunlon,<1ine gem:- for HorSa.
nna \iO.Q9 gIJ.dcrsilil1 be bro1..1.Ght to airfield.s bY l>P-W
farontions concerned, nrc responsible for of
gliders. Stntion oorJl'.1D.nders are to provide R.A.F.
personnel to nssist us neccsscry.
(b) HlDilonr.. C.. T.. O. 1Orl:'nnt R'UShtonis to ensure tho.t .
. J.o.sh:irig gear is n.vuil..'\blc for londs specified
in pt>rI:lb fJ3, b.ndisto provide R•.A.. F. personnel us
to., 1l..Bsi.st · ip londine.
':)
.. TOT,""ropOS ttl be used in this operOotion IJUst hnve cooplctcd
atlco.st one tOl?', ro:d not r:lOre thc.n 6 to\TS.
(Y)
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,
p:\ge' No.3 to
M>ptmd:i..x: "Gil.
5. ISSUE OF E1lIREKABEACONS:
.
officer . (JOI:1I:lD.11d:Jll.g 21st Independent R\ro.chute . COLlpany is to
dro.'Vr ELtr:'ekr. Ben.oons from 38 GrOUP farthwith, and po.ck: then
onsi,te. 4 Beo.oons per stick will be used.
NOTE. Those beo.cons not token on the operation will be
hiiilZiea in to the R.o.dor Seotion of the Station concerned for
we
:o±nghies will not be curried in Gliders, but life-belts
ure to be issued on a soole of one pcrnn.n.
1. AlRORAFT REJroE!LLER$:
Arrungenents hD..ve been r.nde to provide sufficient rc-fuellara
o.t 38 GrOup airfields to ensut'e D.. quick tut'il-0Vcr bctrlccn
lifts, to neet opero.tioml requ:i..re::lents.
8. PETROL PO]]'fl':
offioers (JOl':1I:1rulding sto.tions fron. vlhich · gliders w:ill opero.te ura­
te e..-m:nrk 0. suito.ble loco.tion for o.n petrol point, to
co.rr,y out lo.st-ninute re-fuelling of vehicl u loa.ds.
9. SWM/illY OF PllRJi..A!C ana. COM14I'ThlENT:
Attached at Arme:x:u,re "A" is a tnble SUJ:1TJD.rJ.sing the toml
IUra.o./o Md glider cor:nitnent for 38;1+6 GrOUP airfields und.
roh'T.O.C. a.irfields in respeot of 1st, 2nd and 3rd lifts of
British und
10. AIRCRl\FT TABLES (Ferns AA/fJ3)C
Ferns M und AB ore in oourse of issue under sep..'U'o.te cover ..
to .!l;i.rborne control Offioers ut a.irficlds. Elstoote
will urrCll1.Ce issue of these fomsto Nos.l o.nd 4 M.P.S. u. ts.
. 1+. GUARDS:
stution cor.l[,J..".l1.ders nrc to ensure thD.t adcqoote gu.:u-cls nre
provided und r.nintroned over o.ll 0J:"l:lY and R.li.F. equipnent
which accur.luL.-::tes ut their n.irfic1ds for this operation"
12. RIDOVERY OF GLIDERS,
A recorma.isf3Ql1ce of I,4'uv.i.ll be t'lo..'\de by HGSU eleto.cmant .
(Fbrshore) a.s and \7hen circunstqnoes pernit, to :i..nvcstign.te
the possibllity of Glider rClao'V8ry"
t7ill d.epend upon 'bhio n.nd will be the subjeot
of sepo.ro.te inntruotiono.
i
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2&.•
ANNEXURE "A" TO ' APPENDIX "Gil
38 GROUP OP]R'i.TION ORDER NO,,526,
for 9!!Et'l.TION.
TOTAL P/ffill.t;¥C lIIID GLIDER COMMI!IMENT
1st, 2nd and 3rd tn'TS
OF
AmFIELD
,
1st .
:t;i,ft,
...
BRlZE NaRroN
..
\,
., .. .
• """ to ,,_..,
FAIRFORD
12
...
HARWELL
...
REEVIL
...
TtillRANT RUSHTON
...
BROADWELL
BLl\.KElITLL FARM
-
...
DOlIN lIME'NEY
SllLTEY 72­
BL\RKSTON HEATH
71
...
SPMmOE
.r', ' . !;' ...
..
roTllLS 155
Pf.RA,
2nd
Lift.
...
.
...
...
-
...
-
...
...
7
2
-
.54­
126
3rd. .
. Lift,
...
-
...
...
..
..
..
...
...
-
-
-
1st
Lift.
...
50
12 38
I
-
50
...
50
-
27 +
13 IJlI.1t.
...
47
-
34
-

JM.
...
7J.
­
54-
­
281
345+
13 HJl:le
,.
..
2nd. 3rd.
Lift4 Lift•
.'
88 +
4 "p..oo
38+
...
4 V\O.CO
4D
...
78
5
...
55
40 15
105
14+ 20+ 6J. 41­
15 W.r:l. 10 H;U".1e 38 wn.
44
...
, 91
22
...
56

-
93
... ...
-
... ... ..
...
247 + 35 +
627
15 :rpn. 10 Hll'-lt 38 !{l.lIle'
4 fP,OO" 4 tIlco.

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