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Operation Pointblank 1944
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Posted: Friday, September 02, 2011 - 11:06 AM UTC
Operation Pointblank was a 1943 plan to use daylight strategic bombing to draw the Luftwaffe into a campaign of attrition. In a sense, the bombers were bait. The defending Jagdflieger flung themselves at the bombers, braving 100’s of heavy machine guns.

In whole or in part, this book addresses a fascinating campaign of the European air war.

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Posted: Friday, September 02, 2011 - 12:09 PM UTC
Looks like an excellent read, thanks for the review Fred!! Russell