World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: The Great Experiment

On 28 of March's 31 days. Allied planes were over Europe. According to unofficial estimates, they dumped some 15,000 tons of bombs on Nazi Europe, a little less than half of the tonnage planted in all of 1942. At the climax of the March raids last week, R.A.F. bombers twice again hit hard at Berlin.

In March, also, the R.A.F. celebrated its 25th anniversary. Britain's great Air Force, up from nothing since World War I (see p. 98), was strong enough in its maturity to repay Germany in kind for London and Coventry....

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