The World at War: Season 1, Episode 12

Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 (23 Jan. 1974)

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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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Hans Brunswig ...
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John Corcoran ...
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Ira C. Eaker ...
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Adolf Galland ...
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Joseph Goebbels ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels)
Arthur Harris ...
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Wilhelm Herget ...
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Leon Johnson ...
Himself - Group Commander (as General Leon Johnson)
Curtis LeMay ...
Himself - Divisional Commander (as General Curtis Le May)
Hamish Mahaddie ...
Himself (as Group Captain Hamish McAddie)
William Reid ...
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John Rogan ...
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Werner Schroer ...
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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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Arthur Harris: The effectiveness of the first Hamburg raid was due to us, at *last* getting permission to use something we'd had in the bag for a long time, which was known as "Window". It was the dropping of aluminium paper strips, which upset the German location apparatus, and also their gun aiming apparatus.
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