saturation bombing


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Noun1.saturation bombing - an extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target
bombing, bombardment - an attack by dropping bombs
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saturation bombing

nbombardamento a tappeto
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American comedian Tom Lehrer said satire died in 1973, when the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger - who had masterminded the saturation bombing of Cambodia that killed hundreds of thousands of civilians.
It's like saturation bombing," says neuroscientist George Augustine of the Center for Functional Connectomics in Seoul, South Korea.
In which case we need to remember our own history, such as how many innocent men, women and children we "toasted" in Vietnam via saturation bombing, search-and-destroy missions and raining down millions of pounds of napalm (jellied gasoline), not to mention our defoliation of huge parts of that nation using Agent Orange.
pilots engaged in saturation bombing that saw 73,000 sorties in a month that dispatched missiles into what was called a "targetrich environment.
Hull, Coventry, London, Portsmouth, Bristol - all suffered saturation bombing from the Germans during the Second World War.
United States Air Force chief General Curtis Le May pressed for invasion and saturation bombing whatever happened.
No agreement meant military action, with USAF chief General Curtis Le May pressing for invasion and saturation bombing whatever happened.
They also had many factories and industries not destroyed in the Allied saturation bombing.
In 1944, a year before President Truman approved the use of the atomic bomb over Japan, an influential Jesuit moral theologian published an article that condemned saturation bombing.
Our troops, walking around completely exposed in open country, should be protected by tanks, and saturation bombing with cluster bombs should precede any British advancement, if only to eradicate hidden bombs planted by the Taliban.
Modern consumers are not free, either, for they are captive to the saturation bombing of modern advertising (with which Cavanaugh has some fun), which diverts them from worthy economic behavior.
ONE of the most controversial figures of WW2, Harris oversaw the air war against Germany, including the saturation bombing of cities, killing many civilians.