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Germany

Dropped on United Kingdom

  Tonnage of Bombs
1940 38,8442
1941 21,8582
1942 3,2602
1943 2,2982
1944 9,1512
1945 7612
Total 74,1722

 

Great Britain

Bomber Command

  Sorties - Day Sorties - Night Sorties - Total Tonnage of Bombs Tonnage of Mines Losses
1939 1632 1702 3332, 5011 311,2   401
1940 3,3162 17,5132 20,8292, 22.4731 13,0331, 13,0372 5101 5091
1941 3,5072 27,1012 30,6082, 32,0121 31,7041,2 7071 9851
1942 2,3132 32,7372 35,0502, 35,3381 45,5611,2 6,3671 1,5171
1943 1,7922 62,7362 64,5282, 65,0681 157,3672, 157,4571 9,1361 2,4571
1944 44,0962 113,3522 157,4482, 166,8441 525,5181,2 13,1701 2,9041
1945 20,6642 40,0742 60,7382, 67,4831 181,7401,2 3,3731 7081
Total 67,5982 232,1282 299,7262, 389,8091 883,3282, 955,0441 33,2631 9,1201

Coastal Command

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs Tonnage of Mines Losses
1939 + 1940 41,0011 9171 2411 2881
1940   5101*    
1941 30,5441 7071*
7661
2401 2331
1942 1,0881*
31,6761
6,3671*
5291
1001 261*
3021
1943 1,2401*
43,2311
9,1361*
4941
211 171*
2791
1944 66,3621 13,1701*
1,4111
  3051
1945 22,9351 3,3731*
6611
  1321
Total 2,3281*
235,7491
33,2631*
4,7781
6021 431*
1,5791

* Aircraft from Bomber Command that were used by Coastal Command.

Army Cooperation Command

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs Losses
Total 4,4741 631 701

Fighter Command

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs Losses
1939 3,2171   31
1940 121,0701 11 1,1861
1941 150,8281 1291 6511
1942 147,0871 2071 6881
1943 136,1671 9861 5691
1944 122,1361 1,2321 3971
1945 19,7121 9261 641
Total 700,2261 3,4811 3,5581

2nd Tactical Air Force

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs Losses
1943 23,6951 3,6271 1771
1944 214,5921 38,7291 1,3051
1945 89,4261 19,4821 6331
Total 327,7131 61,8381 2,1151

United States

5th Air Force - Asia - Okinawa

  Tonnage of Bombs
Total 1,9052

7th Air Force - Asia - Okinawa

  Tonnage of Bombs
Total 5,1022

8th Air Force - Europe

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs
1942 1,4532 1,4112
1943 27,3622 44,1852
1944 210,5442 389,1192
1945 93,5452 188,5732
Total 332,9042 623,2882

13th Air Force - Asia - Philippines

  Tonnage of Bombs
Total 62

15th Air Force - Europe

  Sorties Tonnage of Bombs
1943 3,8242 13,1442
1944 114,8402 240,2602
1945 48,2732 90,8992
Total 166,9372 344,3032

20th Air Force - Asia - Marianas

  Sorties Tonnage - HE Tonnage - Incendiary
1944 2,1022 7,2472 1,8172
1945 26,7242 56,9432 103,6292
Total 28,8262 64,1902 105,4462

United States Navy - Asia

  Tonnage of Bombs
Total 6,7882

 

Sources:

  1. Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II, 1989
  2. World War II The Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures, John Ellis, 1993
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site