But as this study reveals in reality the path of bomber commands strategic operations was not so linear instead the period from august to november 1943 shows clearly that acm sir arthur harris conducted an offensive against targets throughout central and southern germany. The battle of berlin november 1943 to march 1944 was a series of attacks on berlin by raf bomber command other german cities were attacked to keep german defences dispersed other german cities were attacked to keep german defences dispersed. Raf bomber command flew 9111 sorties against berlin with the loss of 492 aircraft mostly four engine heavy bombers and 954 damaged or written off a loss rate of 58 per cent exceeding the 5 per cent loss rate deemed acceptable by bomber command more than 3500 bomber command were killed or captured during the battle of berlin. Raf bomber command begins the battle of berlin aircraft navigation and guidance during the summer of 1943 bomber command equipped its aircraft with h2s a device which scanned the terrain for several miles around the aircraft and presented navigators with what was virtually a map of the ground showing towns rivers lakes and coastlines. Find product information ratings and reviews for raf bomber command operations during 1943 the road to berlin by richard worrall hardcover online on targetcom
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