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Strategic Bombing In WWII

by Daniel Russ on July 13, 2010

At the outset of WWII, Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued a statement that “All combatants, under no circumstances undertake bombardment from the air of civilian populations.” US commanders, particularly General Frank Akers, believed that the best use of US air assets was precision bombing (as close as it got during the day) of specific military industrial […]

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