Bob Baxter's Bomber Command

This Month in WWII

August

(Bold = major Raid)

1940 Attacks on enemy airfields and shipping continue throughout month. Specific attacks against the Ruhr
1941 Hamburg, Berlin, Kiel, Frankfurt, Hannover, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Calais, Essen, Hamm, Dortmund, Rotterdam, Krefeld, Monchengladbach, Cologne, Magdeburg, Braunschweig, Dusseldorf, Bremen, Duisburg,
1942 Ruhr, Duisburg, Osnabruck, Mainz, Dusseldorf, Osnabruck, Flensburg, Frankfurt, Kassel, Gdynia, Nuremberg, Saarbrucken
1943 Hamburg, Genoa, Milan, Turin, Mannheim, Nuremberg, Milan, Peenemunde, Leverkusen, Berlin, Monchengladbach, Rheydt, St-Omer
1944 Wanne-Eickel, Hazebrouck, Lorient, Castrop-Rauxel, Foret de Chantilly, Foret de Mormal, Foret de Chatellerault, Dugny, Feerme-du-Forestal, Dijon, Bordeaux, La Pallice, Givors, Foret de Montrichard, Braunschweig, Russelsheim, Falaise, Brest, Stettin, Kiel, L'Isle-Adam, Bremen, Sterkrade, Connantre, Ertvelde Rieme, Cologne, Darmstadt, Konigsberg, Homberg, Mimoyecques. During August the operations supporting the invasion forces continued. Attacks also continued on Flying Bomb sites.

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