bomb carpet

bomb carpet

[′bäm ‚kär·pət]
(ordnance)
The fall of bombs, or the bombfall pattern produced, in carpet bombing; the area struck by carpet bombing.
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But at altitudes of 10,000 to 12,000 feet, they became potent contributors to Air Marshal Arthur Tedder's newly developed tactical bombing system dubbed the "Tedder Bomb Carpet." Tedder's ideas reflected British study of tactics the Luftwaffe used during Germany's sweep across Europe--and methods the US Army Air Forces would later employ in France.