Black Night for Bomber Command: The Tragedy of 16 December 1943

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"I am not pressing you to fight the weather as well as the Germans, never forget that." So wrote Winston Churchill to Arthur Harris, the Commander-in-Chief of RAF Bomber Command, after the terrible events of 16 December 1943. In the murky dusk almost five hundred heavy bombers, almost entirely Lancasters, set out for Berlin from their bases in eastern England, from north Yorkshire to southern Cambridgeshire. They lifted off at around 4 pm to bomb the target four hours later and were expected to return at midnight. 328 ...

Black Night for Bomber Command: The Tragedy of 16 December 1943 2014, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781473822955

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Black Night for Bomber Command: The Tragedy of 16 December 1943 2007, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844154852

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