Le Courrier de l'Air #15

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Title

Le Courrier de l'Air #15
Propaganda Leaflet F38

Description

Icreased RAF operations, including 400 Spitfires in one day. Despite losses, new Lancaster bombers inflict damage in broad daylight on Augsburg factories, producing submarine diesel engines and other war equipment. Message of thanks to the aircrews from Churchill to Air Marshal A T Harris, Commander-in-Chief of Bomber Command. Successful American operation against Japan in Andaman Islands and on Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya.

United States General Marshall’s visit to see Churchill, members of the war cabinet and joint chiefs of staff. American bomber units to be based in Britain. German network of mines along Belgian coast. RAF successfully putting mines in areas which German ships cannot avoid. Several thousand troops extricated from Yenangyaung oil fields in Burma by British and Chinese forces.

Pierre Laval, Head of French Government, purported to be using Abetz’s words in keynote speech. Arbetaren in Stockholm details German losses. Colonel Louis Johnson, President Roosevelt’s personal representative, tells journalists in Delhi about America’s current plans and aims for after the war. Combined Operations reports on successful reconnaissance operation on 22 April near Boulogne, penetrating German defences and damaging trawlers.

Increased RAF bombing capability aimed at range of German cities, fulfilling Churchill’s undertaking on 14 July 1941. Heavy bombing of Lübeck in April 1942 compared and contrasted to Luftwaffe’s bombing of Coventry in November 1940.

Date

1942

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

Three printed sheets

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

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Transcription

[propaganda leaflet]
Title
Le Courrier de l'Air #15
Propaganda Leaflet F38
Description
A three page document with war propaganda stories.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. Political Warfare Executive, “Le Courrier de l'Air #15,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17641.

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