Operation Moonlight Sonata: The German Raid on Coventry

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AA. See Anti-aircraft guns
AB 36, bomb canister, 33, 36
A Bodyguard of Lies, 97, 98
Adler Tag, 72, 82
AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service), 91, 94, 131
Air Intelligence (AI), 100, 101, 103, 104, 107
Air Raid, 6, 99, 100
Air Raid, 15, 119
__ siren, 15, 119, 120
__ Warden Service, 15, 90
A Man Called Intrepid, 97, 98
Amatol, 34, 35
America, 3, 46, 50, 121, 133-35
Anderson shelter, 91, 92
Anderson, Sir John, 91
Anti-aircraft guns, 15, 19, 47, 50, 57, 77, 89, 90, 104
__ 40 mm, 58, 90, 108. See also Bofors
__ 3.0 inch, 89
__ 3.7 inch, 58, 89
__ 4.5 inch, 58
__ machine guns, 59
__ shells, 17, 58, 199, 131
Armor plate, 33, 51, 53
ARP (Air Raid Precautions), 90-95, 131
Aspirin, codename, 69
Audio frequency, 70, 100, 107
B-17, USAAF bomber, 29, 30
Baedeker Raids, 72
Baldwin, Stanley, 49
BAM 100, gasoline, 52
Barbarossa, Operation, 79, 85
Barrage balloons, 15, 19, 47, 50, 60, 61, 77; used in Coventry, 89, 90, 107, 108, 109
Battle of Britain: The Forgotten Months November and December 1940, 72, 78, 106
BBC, 55, 132
Beacons, 39, 104
Beaufighter, RAF fighter, 75, 77, 107
Belgium, 135
Berlin, 27, 32, 63, 32, 104-106, 134
Birmingham, as target area, 6, 15, 101, 102, 104, 109, 113, 114; geographic location, 9, 130; raid on, 84
Blenheim, RAF aircraft, 53, 54, 104, 107
Bletchley Park (BP), 63, 68
Blitzkrieg, 25, 33, 79, 145
Bofors, 58, 89, 90, 108. See also Anti- aircraft guns, 40 mm
Bombe, 67
Bombers. See Names/designations of specific aircraft
Bombs. See High-explosive bombs; Incendiary bombs
Boulton Paul Defiant. RAF fighter. 53. 54. 75, 81, 107
Brand, Christopher, 75
Bristol, 10, 61

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