World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: Turning Point?

This week Allied air command had sober reason to think they could force the Luftwaffe into a decisive battle with only one result: elimination of Germany's air defenses. They had some reason to think that at least part of that task was already accomplished. Germany's airmen could still fight well¬óbut not every day.

In the overall sense the great air attacks now being launched from England are only the prelude to the unopposed destruction of German war potential and the land invasion that will finally destroy Nazi power. But in the immediate sense,...

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