Reply to post: Re: 300 lightning strikes

Bombing raids during WWII sent out shockwaves powerful enough to alter the Earth's ionosphere

Vinyl-Junkie

Re: 300 lightning strikes

"The 300-strike-equivalent bombing was presumably much more localized than a typical thunderstorm.."

In the latter days of the war, once we'd developed precision bombsights, H2S, Oboe, Pathfinders, "Christmas tree" marker flares and so forth then yes. Early days of the war? Not so much!

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