This was a busy day during the SCW,
I am trying to build this in two parts to cover the events, since we have several of these aircraft to use it will be interesting to see how these missions turn out.
10 December 1937
In order to camouflage a planned Nationalist offensive towards Madrid on the Guadalajara, the Republican air forces were to be destroyed on their airfields east of Zaragoza. A Nationalist force of 88 bombers and 56 fighters took part in the operation.
The slower bombers (SM.81s and Ju 52/3ms) were to attack the nearby airfields in the Barbastro zone; the faster bombers (SM.79s, Breguet 20s, He 111s and Do 17s) those at Sariñena, Bujaraloz, Candasnos, Puebla de Híjar, Selgua, Pomar, Lérida and Balaguer.
The Condor Legion’s bombers, which had to operate from more...