The History of the 389th Bombardment Group (H): a Study of the Use and Misuse of Strategic Bombers in the Second World War

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This thesis describes and evaluates the successes and failures of the use of strategic bombers through the abilities of one heavy bombardment group, the 389th. It examines the different missions that determined the effectiveness of the Group. When employed in a strategic bombing role, the 389th contributed significantly to the destruction of the German war industries and transportation system. When used as a tactical bomber, a mission for which it had neither proper training nor equipment, the 389th was generally a failure.

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Simpson, Patrick B. (Patrick Brent) December 1994.

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This thesis describes and evaluates the successes and failures of the use of strategic bombers through the abilities of one heavy bombardment group, the 389th. It examines the different missions that determined the effectiveness of the Group. When employed in a strategic bombing role, the 389th contributed significantly to the destruction of the German war industries and transportation system. When used as a tactical bomber, a mission for which it had neither proper training nor equipment, the 389th was generally a failure.

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Simpson, Patrick B. (Patrick Brent). The History of the 389th Bombardment Group (H): a Study of the Use and Misuse of Strategic Bombers in the Second World War, thesis, December 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278883/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .