I found this while doing some research:
"During the war, the B-52s flying from RAF Fairford flew 122 combat sorties, a total of 1,600 flying hours in 33 days. They dropped 3.2 million pounds of munitions and 9 million leaflets.!"
read the article here
Swindon Stop the War Coalition try to keep an up to date running log of news stories and links to other sites about fairford, you may like to check it out:
Archive for older and some more analytical pieces here: