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Jan 20, 1944 - Jan 21, 1944

During the night of 20 Jan 1944 (and into the early hours of 21 Jan), the heaviest RAF raid on Berlin to date was launched. 700 aircraft dropped over 2,300 tons of explosives on the German capital. Damage was assumed to be extensive, but could not be confirmed due to bad weather on the next day.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  ww2db

Date Added: 2010-03-16
Date Updated: 2010-03-26

Tags: RAF, bombers, Berlin, aircraft, royal air force

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