31 min

The Eighth Airforce over Germany - Explaining History in conversation with David Dean Barrett Explaining History

    • Society & Culture

In early 1942 the American Eighth Air Force existed on paper only. Within twelve months it was a formidable fighting force in daylight raids over Germany and by 1945 was mounting the first two thousand bomber raids. In this episode of the Explaining History podcast, we hear from military historian David Dean Barrett about the 'Mighty Eighth' and the strategic bombing of Germany.
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In early 1942 the American Eighth Air Force existed on paper only. Within twelve months it was a formidable fighting force in daylight raids over Germany and by 1945 was mounting the first two thousand bomber raids. In this episode of the Explaining History podcast, we hear from military historian David Dean Barrett about the 'Mighty Eighth' and the strategic bombing of Germany.
Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/explaininghistory.



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

31 min

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