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Among the dead cities : was the Allied bombing of civilians in WWII a necessity or a crime?

Author: A C Grayling; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an examination of an important and morally complex issue.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Grayling; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0747576718 9780747576716 0747585024 9780747585022
OCLC Number: 62477814
Description: xii, 361 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Was it a crime? --
2. The bomber war --
3. The experience of the bombed --
4. The mind of the bomber --
5. Voices of conscience --
6. The case againts the bombing --
7. The defence of area bombing --
8. Judgement.
Responsibility: A.C. Grayling.

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