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Diary March 12, 1941


bombs for a Handley Page Halifax
Transporting bombs for a Handley Page Halifax. The Halifax average survival rate was about 20 combat missions in six weeks. The first five missions for a new crew were the most dangerous ones, where about 40 per cent of all bombers were lost.
Diary for Wednesday, March 12, 1941:

Air War

GermanyRAF raid on Berlin: first of 10 heavy raids during 1941. Halifax four-engined bombers participate in night raid on Hamburg.

Home Fronts

Britain: Churchill describes Lease-Lend Act as a ‘new Magna Carta‘.


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