While the British continue to rely on night bombing the American forces attempt to use more dangerous but more precise daylight bombing to interdict German military production and crush the national will.
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While the casualty figures in the bombing of Dresden were horrific enough, the inflated total of over 100,000 deaths quoted in this episode is the propaganda claim of Josef Goebbels, repeated after the war by certain dubious historians. See more
Laurence Olivier - Narrator
The American air chiefs believed they could succeed in daylight, without suffering the losses the British had done. They were convinced they could bomb accuratly by day. Their aircraft were very heavily armed. Some carried up to twelve machine guns, and they were trained to fly in close formation.
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