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  • Tags: Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942)

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Congratulatory letter concerning daylight operation by Bomber Command Lancasters on U-boat factory at Augsburg. 'Undeterred by heavy losses at the outset 44 and 97 Squadrons pierced in broad daylight into the heart of Germany and struck a vital point…

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Features episode during Augsburg operation of Lancaster being severely damaged but still returning home.

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A letter from No 10 Downing Street to air officer commanding-in-chief, Bomber Command, complimenting the RAF on their success in bombing Augsburg.

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Details about the operation on the MAN u-boat engine factory in Augsburg and the decorations awarded to the crew members.
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