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Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945

Author: Claudia Baldoli; Andrew Knapp; Richard Overy
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to treat bombing during WWII as a European phenomenon and not just the 'Blitz' on Britain and Germany. This book provides the basis for a comparison of the experience of western states under the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Baldoli; Andrew Knapp; Richard Overy
ISBN: 9781441192547 1441192549 9781441185686 1441185682
OCLC Number: 770834512
Description: vi, 365 s
Contents: Introduction: The European Blitz; Part I: Bombing, States and Peoples; 1. Shelter Policy in Britain and Germany; 2. Life Under the Blackout in Britain and Germany; 3. Evacuation in Italy during WWII: Evolution and Management; 4. "Relieving sorrow and misfortune"? State, Charity and Ideology; Part II: Cultural Responses to Bombing; 5. The defence of artwork in Italy during WWII; 6. 'I feared/The photograph my skull would take': Bombs, Time and Photography in British and German WWII Literature; 7. Religion and Bombing in Italy, 1940-1945; 8. "Defend us from All Perils of This Night": Coping with Bombing in Britain, 1940-1945; Part III: Society under the Bombs; 9. The Direct and Indirect Effects of Allied Bombing on Civil Life in Germany, 1940-1945; 10. Post-bombing Evacuation and Social Solidarity in Wartime France; 11. Death and Survival under the Bombs: City and Country in Italy between Strategic and Tactical Bombing 1940-1944; 12. The Blitz Experience: British Society 1940-1941; Part IV Friend or Foe? Perception of the Bombers; 13. Anglo-American Air Attacks and the Rebirth of Public Opinion in Fascist Italy; 14. Muted Applause? British POWs as Observers and Victims of the Allied Bombing Campaign over Germany; 15. Criminals or Liberators? French Opinion and Allied Bombing of France, 1940-1945; 16 Newsreels and Bombing in WWII; Afterword: Bombing and the Human Rights Regime; List of Contributors; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Claudia Baldoli, Andrew Knapp and Richard Overy

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