Bob Baxter's Bomber Command

This Month in WWII

May

(Bold denotes Major Attack)

1940 Early May mostly minor operations on shipping, airfields, bridges & seaplane bases. Ruhr, Gembloux, Bremen, Cologne, Hamburg, Le Cateau, Northern France & Belgium, German Railways, Merseburg, Battle Areas, Calais, Dunkirk, shipping sweeps
1941 Kiel, Den Helder, Hamburg, Cologne, Brest, Mannheim, le Havre, Ameland, Bremen, Kiel Canal, Bremerhaven, Hannover, shipping sweeps, Mannheim/Ludwigshaven,
1942 Calais,, St-Omer, Dunkirk, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Belgium Power Stations, Warnemunde, Boulogne Docks, St-Nazaire, Paris - Gennevillers, COLOGNE 1000 Bomber Raid
1943 Abbeville, Dortmund, Duisburg, Cherbourg Docks, Bochum, Pilsen, Airfields, RUHR DAMS, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Jena, Essen, Wuppertal
1944 Toulouse, St-Ghislans, Chambly, Malines, Tours, Lyon, Mailly-le-Camp, Montdidier, Mantes-la-Jolie, Sable-sur-Sarthe, Aubigne, Nantes, St-Valery, Salbris, Rennes, Haine-St-Pierre, Brest, Berneval, Cap Griz Nez, Morsalines, Annecy, Gennevillers, Bourg-Leopold, Boulogne, Hasselt, French Railways, Louvain, Colline Beaumont, Trouville, Orleans, Amiens, Le Mans, le Clipon, Merville, Mont Couple, Dusseldorf, Duisburg, Dortmund, Braunschweig, Aachen, Eindhoven, Antwerp, Angers. Minor Operations and shipping
1945 Kiel
 

The War in Europe Officially ended at Midnight 08-09 May 1945

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