In 1939, small groups of airmen set out, day after day, night after night from air bases all over Britain. Their destinationswere the towns and cities, factories and docks, rail yards and oil refineries of Germany and the lands it had ruthlessly occupied. Their mission..to destroy the power of Nazi Germany to wage war against Britain, as effectively and as intensively as possible. The men..were the men of RAF Bomber Command, almost half of them were never to return. This is their story..told in graphic detail by the few remaining survivors and by their former enemies. Illustrated with gripping and starkly dramatic footage filmed under combat conditions in a world at war. This volume contains all the major operations undertaken by Bomber Command from 1939 through to the final victory in 1945.