View Full Version : Mission for Tonight..." Berlin...."

March 3rd, 2009, 07:33
Before 1941, Berlin - 950 kilometres from London - was at the extreme range attainable by the British bombers then available to the RAF. It could only be bombed at night in summer when the days were longer and skies clear - which increased the risk to Allied bombers. The first RAF raid on Berlin took place on the night of 25 August 1940, but the damage was slight.
During 1940 there were more token raids on Berlin, all of which did little damage. The raids grew more frequent in 1941, but were ineffective in terms of hitting important targets. The head of the Air Staff of the RAF, Sir Charles Portal, justified these raids by saying that to "get four million people out of bed and into the shelters" was worth the losses involved........By 1945, Berlin was practically leveled by Allied Bombing..

FSAdventureSky WW2 Monthly Flight: "Tonight:...Berlin!!!" will be ready in a week or so.....

Will need: FS2004.Vickers Type 440 Wellington MkX. found here: (http://classicbritishfiles.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=28&func=fileinfo&id=744)


Flies very well in FSX and the VC is usable..........
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March 3rd, 2009, 08:06
Looks like I am going to have to bone up on some night navigation!:wiggle: