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In the course of military history one of the most effective tactics ever to take the enemy by surprise has been THE RAID. In "HISTORY'S RAIDERS" some of the most exciting and decisive small unit actions have been minutely researched and uncovered with unprecedented access to over 500,000 hours of archive film, much of which will be seen in the series for the first time.
Produced by Nugus / Martin Productions Ltd for the History Channel MMIEpisode 11 : The Schweinfurt Raid
On August 17th, 1943, the 8th US Army Air Force launched its first major long-range bombing raids into the heartland of Nazi Germany. The American belief that its heavily-armed Flying Fortresses could fight their way through in daylight without...