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Old 17th Apr 2019, 07:02
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Originally Posted by langleybaston View Post
Does the dissertation deal with the nuisance value of Mosquitos over Berlin ? If so, I would love to see the evidence. Think of all the AA and personnel deployed, 88s into the bargain. Lost production, office workers tired with low morale ..................
Langley, I did mention that above.....'The fact is that the mosquito ,even in the LNSF, was seen more as a nuisance, depriving sleep to the population and keeping the defences alert.' Don't forget it was Speer, who said the real success of the offensive, was the resources needed to fight it. A million men tied up who could have been used on the Russian front and the thousands of 88s that would have also been sorely needed. Gentlemen I am not here to score points, but to just tell you as I see it. Everyone has their own theory and I respect that, even if I don't agree.
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