Created by Tom Horn on 22 Jul 2012, Last Update on 22 Jul 2012

Peenemunde Raid - 17 Aug 1943

324 Lancasters, 218 Halifaxes, and 54 Stirlings attacked v-2 rocket development center. 40 aircraft were lost, 29 in the last wave to German fighters. The center was relocated to underground facilities at Mittelwerk.

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Tags : Germany,Britain,Aerial,Europe,Combat

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