"One hundred planes flew ovehead"

RAF Lancaster dropping Incendiaries
Public DomainRAF Lancaster dropping Incendiaries - Credit: RAF
On the first night, around 750 Lancaster bombers from RAF Bomber Command attacked Dresden.

On the second night, it was the turn of the United States Eighth Air Force.  316 B-17 Flying Fortresses bombed Dresden; 60 others bombed Prague by mistake.