First Lancaster bombing raid
10th March 1942: The first bombing raid of the iconic British bomber also sees the beginning of new RAF bombing strategy and tactics
‘They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind.’
RAF Bomber Command was now moving up a gear. Air Vice Marshal Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris had just taken over as Commander in Chief, when he declared:
The Nazis entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they…
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