The Second Schweinfurt Raid – The USAAF’s Black Thursday, October 1943 – Animated

Destroying the German Aircraft Production Industry

The Pointblank Directive is issued to allied bomber forces, and the combined bomber offensive switches its focus to destroying the German aircraft production industry. The American 8th Air Force went to Schweinfurt in August 1943, sustaining heavy losses. Now in October, the bomber boys must go back, and the Luftwaffe is ready and waiting for them
Credit to : The Operations Room

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