Strategic Air Offensive, Europe

 

U.S. Fifteenth Air Force
  Sorties Tonnage Losses
1943      
November 1,785 5392 28
December 2,039 7752 36
Total 3,824 13,144 64
       
1944      
January 4,720 11,051 54
February 3,981 6747 128
March 5,996 10,376 85
April 10,182 21,256 194
May 14,432 30,355 175
June 11,761 24,466 196
July 12,642 32,183 317
August 12,194 27,839 254
September 10,056 20,856 94
October 9,567 16,257 140
November 9,259 17,297 132
December 10,050 18,757 205
Total 114,840 237,440 1,974
       
1945      
January 4,002 6,784 88
February 13,444 24,518 147
March 14,939 30,265 149
April 15,846 29,258 83
May 42 84 14
Total 48,273 90,909 481
       
TOTAL 166,937 341,483 2,519

 

Source: I.C.B. Dear & M.R.D. Foot, The Oxford Companion to World War II.