World Battlefronts: Work in Progress

Three times in four nights, R.A.F. heavy bombers struck Berlin in fullscale, 700-bomber raids. On an early morning, more than 800 U.S. heavies attacked Frankfort on the Main. At the week end, 700 more attacked Brunswick's aircraft factories. Between Thursday and Sunday at least 9,000 tons of bombs fell on German targets.

The first 25 days of January had already seen the heaviest sustained air bombing in history. The Allies dropped 20,000 tons on Germany, 9,000 tons on Italy, 2,000 tons elsewhere in Europe (mainly in the Balkans). R.A.F. commentators made it clear...

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