Raiding the Reich: The Allied Strategic Bombing Offensive in Europe

Raiding the Reich: The Allied Strategic Bombing Offensive in Europe

by Roger Anthony Freeman
     
 

More than 50 years after the bombing campaign, much research has gone into supplying the who, when, where, and why. Breathtaking photos reveal the first operation of the Avro Manchester on February 24th and 25th, 1941, bombing a Hipper-class cruiser; the March 30th, 1941, introduction of the "blockbuster bomb"; squadrons preparing for the "Thousand Plan" rain on… See more details below

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More than 50 years after the bombing campaign, much research has gone into supplying the who, when, where, and why. Breathtaking photos reveal the first operation of the Avro Manchester on February 24th and 25th, 1941, bombing a Hipper-class cruiser; the March 30th, 1941, introduction of the "blockbuster bomb"; squadrons preparing for the "Thousand Plan" rain on Bremen on June 25th, 1942; and, against regulations, on May 8th, 1945, the release of brightly colored flares in celebration of the war's ending; and over 250 more. 160 pages, 261 b/w illus., 8 1/2 X 10 3/4.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854093875
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.19(h) x 0.73(d)

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