THE 
"BOMBER HARRIS TRUST" 
HOME PAGE


 
 

>>>NOTICE<<<

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

Before you proceed to read and review 
The Bomber Harris Trust Home Page, 
please read in this link about all of the conflicting 
statements in the Web Site that is 
trying to counter this "HOME PAGE"

There is also an introduction to a  
7 Part series entitled:
"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR"
 
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT
A FURTHER CRITIQUE


1 May 1999

 
 

 

TRUE FACTS ABOUT 
THE RCAF, IN
BOMBER COMMAND OPERATIONS 
AND IN OTHER 
RCAF, RAF and RAAF
OPERATIONS, DURING WW II
 ARE LISTED IN LINKS  BELOW

 
FOR IT NOW

 


OBITUARY 
of The Famous WW II SPITFIRE PILOT
Air Vice-Marshal  J. E. (Johnnie) JOHNSON 
CB, CBE, DSO and Two Bars, DFC and Bar

From the LONDON SUNDAY TIMES, Thursday 01 2001

15 March 2001



THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
 

An article made available from Fred Aldworth of the 
Air Force Magazine,  written by Hugh Holliday

 

29 August 2000



AFTER THE

BATTLE OF BRITAIN   
 

After the Battle of Britain, Bomber Command 
was now able to continue to mount the systematic devastation 
of Germany’s mighty war machine, 

The following articles list some intereseting facts.  

*The story a Famous Lancaster "G" for George
*THE LANCASTER LEGEND
*Aircraft Performance - Merlin Equipped Lancasters, 
*Surviving Lancasters,

* Story of a Crew Member's recollection of the good old days 

30 October 2000


WHY THE ALLIES WON
by RICHARD OVERY
RANDOM HOUSE 1995
A masterpiece of analytical history - Sunday Times

Reviewed by Peter W Kitcher - Canadian Historian

19 December 1999


"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT"  A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 1 

INDEX 

PREFACE ...........................................Page 1 
INTRODUCTION ..............................Page 3
THE "TRUTH"....................................Page 5
INNUENDO ........................................Page 8
REFERENCES...................................Page 11

1 May 1999


"THE VALOUR AND THE  HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT"  A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 2

INDEX 

BOMBER COMMAND: THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY......Page 3 
BOMBER COMMAND: 1942 ..........................................................Page 3 
THE CASABLANCA DIRECTIVE ...................................................Page 4 
LEGALITY OF BOMBING ...............................................................Page 6 
THE BUTT REPORT ..........................................................................Page 9 
THE "SECRET" MEMO ..................................................................Page 11 
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BOMBING .........................................Page 18 
BRACKNELL SYMPOSIUM...........................................................Page 24 
REFERENCES...................................................................................Page 29 

1 June 1999


 "THE VALOUR AND THE  HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT"  A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 3

INDEX

INTRODUCTION .......................................................Page 1
PRECISION ATTACKS ON GERMANY.................Page 2
PRECISION BOMBING AND THE USAF...............Page 5
OVERLORD .............................................................Page 13
OVERLORD: D-DAY ..............................................Page 20
THE DAMS RAID.....................................................Page 22
REFERENCES ..........................................................Page 29

21 July 1999


"THE VALOUR AND THE  HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT"  A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 4

INDEX 

INTRODUCTION .................................................Page 1 
PORTRAYAL OF SIR ARTHUR HARRIS ........Page 2 
HONOURS .............................................................Page 6 
COLONIALS .........................................................Page 8 
UNCARING OF AIRCREWS .............................Page 9 
SPECIAL ORDER OF THE DAY........................Page 10 
HIDING AIRCREW LOSSES .............................Page 11 
KILLING CIVILIANS ..........................................Page 11 
REFERENCES.......................................................Page 13 

8 August 1999



"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT" A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 5

INDEX 

INTRODUCTION ...........................................................Page 1 
KILLING CIVILIANS ....................................................Page 1 
IGNORANCE OF AIRCREWS........................................Page 3 
THE KILLING MACHINE..............................................Page 6 
CBC GUIDELINES FOR PRODUCTIONS......................Page 7 
REFERENCES.................................................................Page 10 

11 September 1999



"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT" A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 6

INDEX 

LMF POLICY.............................................................Page 1 
THE BOMBING OF HAMBURG ...........................Page 10 
THE NUREMBERG RAID ......................................Page 17 
THE OIL TARGETS .................................................Page 24 
REFERENCES...........................................................Page 27

1 October 1999


"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR"
"DEATH BY MOONLIGHT" A FURTHER CRITIQUE

PART 7

INDEX 

CAMPAIGN MEDALS ...................................Page 1 
FREEMAN DYSON ........................................Page 2 
CONCLUSION ................................................Page 3 
REFERENCES IN TOTO ...............................Page 4 

1 November 1999


How accurate is the CRUCIBLE of WAR"
the official history of RCAF in World War II ?

The extracts from a review in Airforce magazine and a debate that followed between the senior author of the official history, and the editor of Airforce, resulting in a letter by an Aircrew/Historian/Journalist, to the author of the Crucible of War

1 May 1999.


THE PROPOSAL OF A TOAST TO THE R.A.F. 

AND THE R.A.A.F.

BY GORDON STOOKE, 460 SQUADRON ASSOCIATION

AT THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY RE-UNION DINNER 
OF R.A.F. EUROPE ON FRIDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER, 1998)

16 December 1998


JUSTICE DENIED 
"THE BOMBER HARRIS TRUST STORY"

PRESENTED IN THE AIRFORCE MAGAZINE 
AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY ISSUE - FALL 1998
)

By Ken McDonald, a Trustee of the Bomber Harris Trust

15 December 1998


AN AUSTRALIAN COMES TO THE SUPPORT 
OF BOMBER COMMAND VETERANS

15 December1998


THE NEGATION OF RESPONSIBILITIES 
AND LACK OF JOURNALISTIC BALANCE 
SHOWN IN THE CBC TV VIDEO, "DEATH BY MOONLIGHT"

THE CONCLUSIONSOF THE STANDING SENATE COMMITTEEON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY, ,OF THE INVESTIGATION INTOTHE CBC TV SERIES OF THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR.January 1993

12 December1998


TWO EXCELLENT ARTICLES
By Historian Peter Kitcher
"FIRST" 
A  CONGLOMERATION OF HALF-TRUTHS AND TWISTED STATEMENTS A NEW REBUTTAL OF THE CBC TV SERIES "DEATH BY MOONLIGHT

"SECOND" 

EXAMINING THE MYTHS  REVISIONISTS & THE BOMBER OFFENSIVE"

12 December 1998


A DEVASTATING AND BALANCED CRITIQUE OF THE REVISIONIST VIEWS OF THE BOMBER OFFENSIVE.

Winning Essay of "BOMBER HARRIS TRUST" ESSAY COMPETITION (1997)

12 December 1998


AN ANALYSIS OF THE OBJECTIVES
OF
THE ALLIED BOMBER OFFENSIVE
AS SEEN BY THE AMERICANS
DURING WORLD WAR II

PLEASE READ THE ARTICLES FROM LIFE AND TIME MAGAZINE, ABOUT AIR CHIEF MARSHAL, SIR ARTHUR T HARRIS

WE WELCOME COMMENTS

12 December 1998


OBITUARY 
of WW II Dambuster
Wing Commander JOE McCARTHY 
DSO, DFC and Bar

From the LONDON SUNDAY TIMES, 28 September 1998

5 October 1998


"THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIRFORCE MARCH PAST"

Featuring the music of the "AIR COMMAND BAND ".
This music was made possible with the approval by the members of the 
"AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION OF CANADA".

If you would care to select this "LINK", we thank you for taking the time to listen to and enjoy this famous melody, and to honour the memory of the "RCAF". 

8 April 1998


For those of you who watched the History Channel re-run of 
"Death by Moonlight", you will be interested in a speech given by 
Sir Arthur T Harris,
to the first Re-Union of 6 RCAF Group in Ottawa in April 1947.


Note: At the time of this speech, he had been promoted
to the highest rank possible in the Royal Air Force,
"Marshal of the Royal Air Force". 

15 March 1998


"AN OUTSTANDING SUBMISSION" 
BY ONE OF OUR SUPPORTERS. 

April 30, 1995


"BOMBER HARRIS TRUST" No 8-FLAREPATH


1 September 1996


"THE VALOUR AND THE  HORROR:"

"AN ALTERNATIVE",

by THE BOMBER HARRIS TRUST"



5 May 1996


LETTERS FROM A READER about the above article 
"THE VALOUR AND THE HORROR,
AN ALTERNATIVE,


which was sent to the
MINISTER RESPONSIBLE for the CBC !

10 March 1997


MORE RESPONSES
TO THE REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

LETTERS ABOUT THE BOMBER HARRIS TRUST HOME PAGE
FROM READERS.

7 November 1996 - 10 March 1997

Starting January 1997, our Home Page will include examples of important documents concerning
RAF and RCAF BOMBER COMMAND OPERATIONS. 
during World War II

The first examples are copies of four letters from  

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER to  

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR ARTHUR T. HARRIS. THE Last letter letter being when the "General" was the

" PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES".