World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: Clear Track to Berlin

In seven days last week the U.S. and British air forces operating from Britain dropped between 16,000 and 17,000 tons of bombs on Nazi Europe.

About 900 freight cars would be required to transport this tonnage by rail. It compares with 13,000 tons dropped by the R.A.F. in the 52 weeks of 1940, with 7,500 tons dropped by the Germans in the entire London blitz.

Such bombing has not taken place in previous years because the air fleets required to deliver it were not in existence. But even three months ago such a...

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