World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF GERMANY: Emden's Turn

Weather kept Air Marshal "Ginger" Harris' bombers idling at home most of the week. When the skyways cleared sufficiently, back they went to night-raiding Germany. This time Emden, North Sea port and manufacturing city near the Dutch frontier, got it, two nights in a row, not on the 1,000-plane Cologne-Essen scale, but with "a strong force"—200 to 300 planes. Only seven failed to return.


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