We are Coming by Day and by Night…


This is a slight deviation from what I normally put up on Airy Persiflage. This post is a reading of the text of a leaflet dropped on Nazi Germany by RAF bombers in the Summer of 1942. Although famed Strategic Bomber visionary Arthur “Bomber” Harris signed it, he subsequently denied its authorship.

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To Listen: http://misternizz.podbean.com/mf/web/txy3wu/wearcomingbydayandbynight.mp3″

(Direct link to Airy Persiflage)

I apologize for not attempting this in a proper British accent; it did seem called for considering the subject matter. However, my first attempt was so comical I thought it took away from the sense of the piece!

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