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An Application Of The Principles Of War To The Schweinfurt Raids On 17 August 1943 And 14 October 1943

Length: 38 pages40 minutes


This monograph provides a historical look at the use of daylight precision bombing by American bombers against the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany, on 17 August 1943 and 14 October 1943. The principles of war from AFM 1-1, Basic Aerospace Doctrine of the United States Air Force, are used to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the American and German efforts during these operations.

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