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 ...
Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
John Corcoran ...
Himself - Pilot
Ira C. Eaker ...
Himself (as Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker)
Adolf Galland ...
Himself (as General Adlof Galland)
Joseph Goebbels ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Josef Goebbels)
Arthur Harris ...
Himself (as Sir Arthur Harris)
Wilhelm Herget ...
Himself
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 ...
Himself
John Rogan ...
Himself
Werner Schroer ...
Himself
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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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Himself - Squadron Commander: Formation flying was really the name of the game for us, 8th Air Force. there's never anything like it happened before or since. thay actually were, sort of, making their own rules up as they went along, because it was a brand new concept. It made it possible to have a more concentrated firepower from the gunner's positions on all the airplanes. the fact that you could depend on good formation, tight formation, not only helped you in defense of fighter attack, it made your chances of achiving ...
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