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Terror from the sky : the bombing of German cities in World War II

Author: Igor Primoratz
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this first interdisciplinary study of this contentious subject, leading experts in politics, history, and philosophy examine the complex aspects of the terror bombing of German cities during World War II. The contributors address the decision to embark on the bombing campaign, the moral issues raised by the bombing, and the main stages of the campaign and its effects on German civilians as well as on Germany's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Terror from the sky.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2010
(DLC) 2009042384
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Igor Primoratz
ISBN: 9781845458447 1845458443
OCLC Number: 732958369
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 240 pages)
Contents: The bombing --
The bombing campaign : the RAF / Stephen A. Garrett --
The bombing campaign : the USAAF / Douglas P. Lackey --
Under the bombs / Earl R. Beck --
Firestorm / Martin Middlebrook --
The moral issues. --
Can the bombing be morally justified? / Igor Primoratz --
Four types of mass murderer : Stalin, Hitler, Churchill, Truman / Douglas P. Lackey --
Was it genocidal? / Eric Markusen and David Kopf --
The debates. --
The British debate / Mark Connelly --
The German debate / Lothar Kettenacker.
Responsibility: edited by Igor Primoratz.

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