World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE SKIES: Pressure from the Top

Allied air power worked on Germany last week like a two-man saw. East of the Oder River, U.S. Mustang fighters from bases in Britain flew wing to wing with Red Army Yaks to beat off a German attack on a Russian airfield. In Austria, Hungary and Yugoslavia, Americans from Italy joined Russian airmen in attacks. U.S. Mustangs downed German fighters shooting at Red bombers.

At Zossen, only 20 miles from Berlin, a special mission of 650 U.S. heavies spread fire and ruin over a large barracks, reportedly the German General Staff's Headquarters. At Swinemünde, ships loading supplies for Stettin got it...