§818

20th century:

§818 Tetralogy of Winston Churchill (3) (1944): VI-56.

VI-56:
Narbon shall frighten the armed fear of the enemy,
So strongly, the Westerns shall, too:
Parpignan evacuated by the bombproof tanks,
When darbon Barcelon by sea shall deliver pikes.

(La crainte armee de l’ennemy Narbon,
Effrayera si fort les Hesperiques:
Parpignan vuide par l’aveuglé darbon,
Lors Barcelon par mer donra les piques.)

NOTES: Narbon: = Narbon. (§804, IV-94) = Narbon (§809, III-92) = Narbon (§822, II-59) = Winston Churchill.

Les Hesperiques: The Western to the Greek, i.e. Rome, Spain to the Romans and the United States of America to the English (cf. Ionescu, 1976, p.392, p.578).

La crainte armee de l’ennemy Narbon Effrayera si fort les Hesperiques: The construction as follows: Narbon shall frighten the armed fear of the enemy So strongly, the Western shall, too; i.e. Great Britain [Narbon] allied with the military giant U.S.A. shall so strongly terrify the enemy [the Nazi Germany] that it shall see itself in fear, militarily overwhelmed: “The Combined Bomber Offensive. Through the years running up to the outbreak of war a vigorous debate went on in military and political circles about the efficacy of strategic bombing, that is long range attacks on the enemy’s heartland to attack his means to wage war and the will of his people to do it... In the event it was the Western Allies, Britain and the USA, who built up a massive bomber arm and used it to pound Germany by day and by night fulfilling those pre-war prophecies of massive civilian casualties, if not without cost to the men of RAF Bomber Command and USAAF, the United States Army Air Force who prosecuted this campaign. In the Far East, with Japan brought in range from November 1944, again the USAAF waged long range strategic warfare culminating in the atomic bombs attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki which ended the war and heralded a new, terrible kind of confrontation... At the Casablanca Conference of 21 January 1943 the future course of the Allied ‘Combined Bomber Offensive’ was mapped out. The RAF was by now joined by the confident USAAF, its commanders proud of the abilities of their heavily gunned B-17 Flying Fortresses and B-24 Liberators to make raids in daylight over defended targets. Through 1942 the US Eighth Air Force had been building up its bases in Britain and making attacks on targets in France and occupied Europe. At Casablanca the so-called ‘Casablanca Directive’ was drafted calling for the US to mount attacks by day while Bomber Command would operate at night; operational command devolved on Britain’s Air Marshal Harris and US General Ira Eaker while broad target objectives such as U-boat construction, aircraft factories, transportation and oil plant were codified... But the RAF’s proven ability to ‘rub out’ German towns was not in itself proving a war winning weapon, however ferocious the attacks, and meanwhile RAF Bomber Command was being shot out of the sky by the ever more technically sophisticated, numerous and skilled German nightfighter force. In the four and a half months of the ‘Battle of Berlin’ from November 1943 to March 1944, the RAF suffered 1077 bombers lost and 1682 damaged on 20,224 sorties. At this rate Bomber Command, not German industry, would soon cease to exist. Through 1943 however the USAAF also suffered. At the end of 1943 therefore it looked as if the bombing offensive mounted by the Allies had failed, beaten by the technical resources and determination of the German night fighter force just as the German U-boats were beaten by the Allied escort forces in the Atlantic.” (Campbell, 1985, p.124-127).

“ Three factors came to the rescue – first was the introduction of the remarkable North American P-51 Mustang long range escort fighter able to fly to Berlin and back from British bases, which allowed the USAAF to rapidly gain daylight air superiority over Western Europe and deep into Germany itself, allowing the Eighth Air Force from England and the Fifteenth Air Force operating from Italy to roam almost at will. Then in May 1944 the USAAF began a concerted offensive against the German synthetic oil industry. In June 1944, Bomber Command joined in by night with its immense bomb carrying capacity and improved navigational techniques. The oil offensive crippled the Luftwaffe’s sortie rate, accelerating the winning of air superiority. Lastly the invasion of Europe pushed back the German night fighter defences with it. Oil and communications were the priority targets in the last months of war. Cutting German communications in the area before the advancing Russians was the rationale behind Operation Thunderclap, the attack on Dresden made on the night of 14 February 1945. This, the most destructive raid of the European war, ignited a firestorm in the old town packed with refugees while the Americans joined in the next day with over 400 aircraft of the Eighth Air Force.” (Campbell, id., p.127-128).

L’aveuglé: = Le blindé = Bombproof tanks.

Darbon: = Dard + bon, i.e. the dards of Narbon, the army of the Allies, ‘darbon’ qualifying ‘l’aveuglé’.

Parpignan: = Perpignan, a synecdoche for the SE France occupied by German troops since November 1942, “a” for “e” hinting “allemagne (German)”.

Parpignan evacuated by the bombproof tanks: The German garrisons shall evacuate the South of France menaced by the landing on Normandy of the Allies in June 1944. In fact, the German garrisons in Perpignan, in the Pyrenees, in Landes, in Bordeaux and in La Rochelle are retreating towards Dijon and Sombernon when the Allies are going to land Provence after D-Day (cf. Universalis92, p.39: Chart - Liberation of France).

Barcelon: Signifying, Spain being neutral in WWII, the so called three places of France: Barcelonne (Drôme), Barcelonne-du-Gers (Gers) and Barcelonnette (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) representing some of the principal zones of the Maquis (cf. id., Chart) joining the operation, and at the same time the army of Free France among the Allies in the operation.

When Barcelon by sea shall deliver pikes: Expressing the Maquis and the Free France Army [Barcelon] in collaboration with the Operation Dragoon [by sea] of the Allies to land Provence in August 1944: “ Allied landing on Provence August 15. When the Allies have decided to accomplish well the Operation Overlord, namely a landing on the coasts of Normandy, they were anticipating a second operation, complementary to the first and less important, which would be the Operation Anvil (renamed Dragoon the 1st August 1944). It was planned to gain a foothold on the south coast of France, to take Toulon and Marseilles, to push on toward the north in order to link with the troops that should have landed Normandy. It is a classical manœuver of pincers. The American and British staffs fixed, cleared of the constraints of war in Italy since the fall of Rome (June 4), the day of landing on 15 of August. The total plan was to be executed by the VIIth American Army, which General Patch commands. The theater of operations was situated between Cavalaire and Agay, at the foot of the Maures and of the Esterel. In the midst of the Allied forces, the French troops, Army B of General de Lattre de Tassigny, occupied a principal place. They were supported by a navy task force of 2000 vessels, among which were found the French units. They had a mission of fighting in the second echelon and of taking Toulon and Marseilles. The attack of August 15 was a success. The Germans had no more means of resisting at the same time the two invasion armies. The exploitation following the attack was equally an exceptional success. Toulon was liberated from 23 to 27 August, twelve days earlier than the Allied staff’s prevision; Marseilles during 28-29 August, twenty-six ays earlier than scheduled.” (Kaspi, 1980, p.442-443).
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