AT SEA: Bombers v. Battleships

Before dawn one morning last week a bomber of the Royal Air Force glided in over the Stavanger airport, only big field in craggy Norway's west. Down went a magnesium flare and, in a few moments, up in a great bang and blaze went chunks of concrete runways, hangars and transport planes. For 80 minutes an undetermined number of ships of the British Fleet several miles off shore hurled an infernal amount of steel and high explosive onto the Stavanger field, while Allied bombers attacked at Trondheim to ground Nazi planes there. The British ships got away before full...

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