World: Second Aerial Front

Blimp-built Hermann Göring, who used to boast about how fast his Luftwaffe was going to flatten England, was walking on his heels last week. Increasingly it appeared that the bully boys of his Air Force were in no position to tangle with the R.A.F. on its vast sweeps across the Channel. While the Luftwaffe husbanded its strength, the R.A.F. slugged Nazi bases from Le Havre on up to the Baltic. They also reached 700 miles to Pilsen, Bohemia, where they bombed the huge Skoda works.

They slugged with a new pattern. Now, instead of dispersing each night over a vast area,...

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