Hamburg, July 1943. "Some 3,000 aircraft took part in the raids, which left 42,600 dead and 37,000 wounded. It is estimated that a further 1,000,000 civilians fled the city. In total, 9,000 tons of bombs were dropped."
La corazzata Conte di Cavour, appoggiata sul fondo dopo essere stata colpita dai siluri dei velivoli inglesi a Taranto, nonostante tutti gli sforzi fatti non sarebbe praticamente più rientrata in servizio fino alla fine della guerra
centreforaviation: “Handley Page Halifax B Mark II, W1007 ‘NF-U’, of No. 138 (Special Duties) Squadron RAF, resting on its nose at Tempsford, Bedfordshire, having burst a tyre on landing and swung off...
An aerial photograph taken at night during a raid on Berlin in 1941 (Bombs are seen exploding in the vicinity of the central cattle-market and railway yard (middle right), east of the city centre. The broad, wavy lines are the tracks of German searchlights, and anti-aircraft fire is also visible. St Georgs Kirchhof and Balten Platz have been illuminated by the flash-bomb in the lower half of the photograph Photographer: IWM/Getty Images)