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2a What was "Moonlight Sonata"?

2b What were the main aims of the British counterplan "Cold Water"? Can you guess why it was called "Cold Water"?

2c Which British cities were to be attacked by German aircraft in the "Moonlight Sonata" operation? When where the attacks planned for?

"Moonlight Sonata" and Operation "Cold Water" October-November 1940


PRO ref: AIR 2/5238; "Moonlight Sonata"and Operation "Cold Water" October-November 1940