"New York would conceivably take fifty tons of bombs before the Army Corps could be notified and could get interceptor fighters in the air. The following day it might take fifty tons more. Frequently there would be other sudden raids like that, continuing as long as our air forces were searching out the source of these ships and stopping them."
Another article about wartime N.Y. can be read here...
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