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    Default A "Derby" effort and a "Goodwood" Effort

    Hi,

    I am trying to describe in the correct terms a "Derby effort" and a "Goodwood effort" as quoted in 3 Group ORB during August - October 1943. My copy of the "The Strategic Air War Against Germany" records a "Goodwood" operation as a code name for an "attack in which the USAAF also took part"

    Can anyone expand of both "Derby" and "Goodwood" please.

    TIA

    Steve
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    Hi Steve,

    Scales of effort covered here:

    http://sas.raf38group.org/forum/view...oodwood#p10219

    Cheers,

    Richard

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    Hi

    Expanding this topic, when were these scales of effort introduced? 144 Squadron did not include them in their ORB entries 1941-42 but 408 Squadron who were also based at North Luffenham for a short period the end of January 42 to the beginning of March 42 use the term Goodwood for the Paris operation on the 3 March 42. I assume level 6, Grand National did not appear until the thousand bomber raids a few months later. The link provided useful information as I had tried to find other references to the Paris operation being called Operation Goodwood and failed.

    Many thanks

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    Hi Richard,

    Thank you mate, just the ticket.

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