Posts tagged with bombing

  1. Bombing as strategy of war

    2021-03-22 18:11:00 UTC

    [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

    2017-05-01 16:36:00 UTC

    7 June 1940 Actually, the first bombing raid over Berlin was a French affair. [Photo: AMMAC du Fumélois.] On Monday, June 3, 1940, the Germans launched “Operation Paula” with a Luftwaffe force of some three hundred bombers attacking Paris and causing several hundred civilian casualties. The French decided to…

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