Posts tagged with bombing

  1. Bombing as strategy of war

    22 Mar 2021

    [Photo: © IWM CH 21121.] The use of military aviation as an instrument of war had its first days years before the First World War, and since its birth, it had a dizzying evolution that would make air power an essential element in the war plans of the next two…

  2. Les Marins français Bombardaient Berlin

    01 May 2017

    7 June 1940 Actually, the first bombing raid over Berlin was a French affair. [Photo: AMMAC du Fumélois.] On Monday, June 3, 1940 a German Luftwaffe force of some 300 bombers attacked Paris, during “Operation Paula”, causing several hundred civilian casualties. The French decided to retaliate, and although they…

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