On the 2nd March 1965 the United States military, alongside the Republic of Vietnam Air Force, began Operation Rolling Thunder as part of the Vietnam War.

On the 1st November 1911, the first aerial bombing using an aeroplane took place when Italian Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti dropped four grenades on Turkish troops in Libya.

Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron attacked German dams in Operation Chastise, otherwise known as the Dambuster Raids.

On the 19th January 1915, two German Zeppelin airships known as L3 and L4 dropped bombs on the Norfolk towns of Great Yarmouth and Kings Lynn in Britain’s first experience of an air raid.