The Last Bomb

The Last Bomb
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Summary

Documentary chronicling one of 21st Bomber Command's daylight strikes over Tokyo during the spring and summer of 1945 - a 3,000 mission that was considered one of the most dangerous of the Second World War. The programme covers General Curtis Lemay's initial planning stage, through fighter action and the bombing run, to touchdown back at the base on Iwo Jima.
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