Destroying Hitler’s Oil

Destroying Hitler’s Oil

Posted On: January 16, 2012
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Exploring the Allied attempts to destroy Hitler’s oil producing capabilities in World War Two. ‘Operation Tidal Wave’, which was an air attack by bombers of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) on nine oil refineries around Ploiești, Romania on 1 August 1943 was just one of these missions.