Bob Baxter's Bomber Command

This Month in WWII


(Bold = Major raid)

1940 Continued small attacks on enemy airfields and communications in France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Italy. Attacks on Dunkirk, Hamburg, St-Valery, Genoa, Milan, Cherbourg, Merville, Abbeville
1941 Kiel Canal, Dusseldorf, Duisburg, Berlin, Brest, Dortmund, Bremerhaven, Soest, Schwerte, Huls, Osnabruck, Hamm, Cologne, Hannover, Boulogne, Bremen, Kiel, Vegesack, Hamburg, Ruhr.
1942 Essen, Bremen, Le Havre, Ostend, Dieppe, Essen, Emden, Bruges, St-Nazaire, BREMEN 1000,
1943 Dusseldorf, Munster, Bochum, Oberhausen, Cologne, Mintchanin, Friedrichshafen, Krefeld, Mulheim, La Spezia, Wuppertal, Gelsenkirchen,
1944 Ferme-D'Urville, Saumur, Trappes, Berneval, Foret de Cerisy, Etampes, Gelsenkirchen, Le Havre, Scholven, Buer, Boulogne, Sterkrade, Holten, Watten, Wizernes, Wesseling, Homberg, Gottingen, Mimoyecques, Villers-Bocage, Oisemont, Vierzon. During this month much additional activity surrounded the preparation for the D Day Landings (6 june) and to enemy lines of communication in the aftermath. June also saw a major increase in VI activity