Month: March 2023

Black Thursday

In 1943 Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s propaganda chief, called for ‘totalen Krieg’—total war—war without mercy, war without restraints—and in the skies over Europe he got what he wanted. The bombers of the RAF’s Bomber Command and the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force set out to...

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Tidal Wave

… the B-24s flew into very heavy flak at very low altitudes as a parade of slow-moving targets …A B-24 flies over burning facilities in Ploiești.On August 1st, 1943, B-24 Liberators from the 8th and 9th US Army Air Forces attacked the oil refineries at Ploiești,...

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