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History Matters: On quantifying losses and gains of 'Big Week'

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Dr. Gary Joiner
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Dr. Gary Joiner
Gary Joiner, Ph.D.

During World War II as part of the preparations to invade Europe in mid-1944, General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold formulated a plan to destroy as much of the German capacity to build, repair, and replace aircraft for the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the so-called "Big Week" by the numbers.