This Is What Is Meant By Airpower

From 6 June 1944 to 30 June 1944, the British Royal Air Force and the American Army Air Force flew 163,000 sorties over the continent. The Germans flew only 14,000 sorties. (One sortie equals one flight by one plane.)

(Source: Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray)

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