1000 bomber raids

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Title

1000 bomber raids

Description

How Germany reacts to air attacks. Official counter-measure. Article discusses effect of operation against Cologne. Section on anxious memories mentions that effect casualties on eastern front and air attacks revives first world war saying "Wir siegen uns tot", "We are killing ourselves by our victories". Goes on to discuss German moral and leadership views. Section on juggling with figures discusses propaganda. Strengthening control mentions that German air raid organisation has been taken over by the SS.

Date

1942-06-11

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Type

Format

One newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v10006

Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
1000 bomber raids
Description
How Germany reacts to air attacks. Official counter-measure. Article discusses effect of operation against Cologne. Section on anxious memories mentions that effect casualties on eastern front and air attacks revives first world war saying "Wir siegen uns tot", "We are killing ourselves by our victories". Goes on to discuss German moral and leadership views. Section on juggling with figures discusses propaganda. Strengthening control mentions that German air raid organisation has been taken over by the SS.

Citation

“1000 bomber raids,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20834.

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