World Battlefronts: The Pragmatic Test

¶For two days U.S. heavy and medium bombers blasted twelve bases in France.

¶In a good-sized raid on Brunswick, home of two Messerschmitt factories, the heavies got into their one real fight of the week. They and their escorts shot down 48 Nazis; that day they lost nine bombers and nine fighters.

¶One night by moonlight about 1,000 R.A.F. heavies bombing Nuremberg were challenged by nearly as many Nazi night fighters, suffered the heaviest single loss of the war—96 bombers and 658 men.

March, April, May & June. These raids rounded out the first full month (March) of the new stage which the...

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