Sixty bombers failed to return from Schweinfurt as the Luftwaffe exacted its revenge on the US Eighth Air Force. Paul Bingley describes the raid from conception to reckoning


“It is now the wee hours of the morning. The time does not matter. What is time these days! Nothing. It all flows together one day into another. No one is interested in time alone.” So wrote Chaplain James Good Brown of the 381st Bomb Group in his diary on August 17, 1943.

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