saturation bombing

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Synonyms for saturation bombing

an extensive and systematic bombing intended to devastate a large target

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It is likely to happen again as well," said the Formby trainer, explaining the reason for the saturation bombing of this maiden.
The town was otherwise utterly devastated, looking like the target of a wartime saturation bombing.
Wasteful saturation bombing of questionable targets resulted.
The governor's media buys have been the advertising equivalents of B-52 saturation bombing.
His principled and courageous stand against the saturation bombing of German cities and the refusal of the British government to distinguish between the German people and the Nazi enemy remains a redeeming bright light in a dark period (his speech on the subject in the House of Lords in 1944 is said to have cost him the chance of becoming Archbishop of Canterbury).
It was a frightening time - the start of saturation bombing of munitions and engineering works in Coventry.
It also told of a 2-year-old girl who ran into the woods and survived America's saturation bombing.
CPFers lambasted the American military for its use of napalm, saturation bombing and deforestation--tactics they believed violated just war prohibitions against indiscriminate killing, total war, and excessive violence.
But, compared to what people were bracing themselves for, which was the "Shock and Awe" saturation bombing, these attacks have seemed limited.
America in pursuit of their of their interests, are addicted to saturation bombing.
BRITAIN'S saturation bombing of German cities during the Second World War is the subject of tonight's edition of Battlefields.
Cronkite, incidentally, was profoundly impressed by the stoicism with which the British endured Hitler's saturation bombing but was inevitably not quite as impressed with British food.
On August 12, later to be called Black Thursday, Ariel Sharon ordered saturation bombing on the scale of Allied attacks on Dresden, Germany, in the Second World War.
The Holocaust receives fleeting mention; the saturation bombing of German cities by the Allies no mention at all.
As the growing boy hears the stories of various neighbors and relatives (a number of whom become victims of the regime), stumbles into the eerie desolation of Kristallnacht, and finally suffers the terror of saturation bombing and artillery attack, he is constantly reminded that it is his duty never to forget.