pattern bombing


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pattern bombing

The systematic covering of a target area with bombs uniformly distributed according to a plan.
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(34) There was also the problem with pattern bombing that if the lead bomber mistook the target, the rest of the formation followed suit.
Britain's Royal Air Force had investigated pattern bombing before the war: R.S.
I just read a book about the pattern bombing of Germany in World War II and all the destruction it brought in just one night.