Box Score

Since the beginning of the war, the Royal Air Force has bombed Germany 486 times — excluding leaflet raids. Cologne leads all other German cities with a score of 106 raids; the city closest to Cologne in claiming that dubious honor is Bremen, with 94 raids.

Other scores include the following Nazi cities, followed by the degree of attention accorded them:

Hamburg  89
Hamm  87
Emden  75
Kiel  63
Wilhelmshaven  63
Mannheim  54
Berlin  53

This short article was originally published in the September, 1942, "Special Royal Air Force Issue" of Flying and Popular Aviation magazine, vol 31, no 3, p 272.