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Old 02-17-2011, 07:08 PM
Sauf Sauf is offline
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Originally Posted by Novotny View Post
Interestingly, I think it was Stanford Tuck who adopted a policy of not bringing down the bombers, but instead making sure that they did get home, albeit with dead and dying crew members. He felt that this had a much greater effect on the morale of the Luftwaffe then planes simply not returning at all.
Acording to "Battle of Britain" by Len Deighton it was Sailor Malan who said he would rather send the German A/C home " with a dead rear gunner, a dead navigator, and the pilot coughing up his lungs as he lands.... I think if you do that it has a better effect on their morale"


Beat me to it Chiz, im a poor typist lol

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