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This issue of Le Courrier de l’Air, from December 1943, combines triumphant claims on the RAF’s bombing record with a warning from the French National Resistance Council and the announcement of René Massigli’s appointment as foreign affairs spokesman for the … Continue reading
‘Into the shelters!’ the Courrier de l’Air of 15 July 1943 warns of more air raids and the necessary precautions to take. Courtesy Mémorial de Caen, PA/2.
On 30 March 1943, the Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command, Air Marshal Harris, delivered a trenchant critique of the policy of bombing the Biscay ports, which he considered to have been forced upon him by the Admiralty. His arguments contributed to … Continue reading