BATTLE OF ENGLAND: The Worst, and Worse to Come

London had its worst 24 hours and its worst week of robot bombing.

The explosions sometimes thundered seconds apart as the bombs arrived in groups, like artillery salvos. Some of the things sputtered in power dives, a few circled, but many drove silently for whatever was in their paths. Londoners did not know what to expect. They were warned to expect worse.

In a U.S. Air Forces' record week of bombing Germany, the targets of some bombers were factories producing pilotless bombers and their fuels. How effective it would be in stopping the scourge,...

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