The bomber offensive mounted by the Royal Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the air forces of other Commonwealth countries during the Second World War has been described as the most continuous and grueling operation of war ever carried out.

The Damage

Operationally the raid was a resounding success and constitutes one of the great epics in the history of the Royal Air Force and aerial warfare. Two of the three dams…

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Bomber Command

The bomber offensive mounted by the Royal Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the air forces of other Commonwealth countries during the Second World War has been described…

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Air Gunner Tactics

General Hints For Air Gunners (Condensed) Search sky before take off and landing, your a/c is most vulnerable. If gun fire, search for fighter; take evasive action. Always watch your…

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Gun Turrets
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Gun Turrets

During the 1930's great strides were made in the development of powered gun turrets in the belief that they would be capable of defending bombers from fighter attack. They were…

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