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Attack repeatedly with bombs or machine-gun fire from low-flying aircraft; humorous adaptation of the German First World War catchphrase Gott strafe England ‘may God punish England’, coined by the German writer Alfred Funke (b. 1869).

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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