Strategic bombing by the United States in World War II : the myths and the facts (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Strategic bombing by the United States in World War II : the myths and the facts

Author: Stewart Halsey Ross
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Includes a chapter on the five cities (Hamburg, Dresden, Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki) that experienced the most destruction and the postwar U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey of the damage done. Also probes the government's myth-building statements about the United States as a uniquely humanitarian nation, and analyzes the interservice rivalry of "battleship admirals" against "bomber general". [back cover].
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Halsey Ross
ISBN: 078641412X 9780786414123 9781476616117 1476616116
OCLC Number: 50730732
Description: ix, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The beginnings --
2. The great war --
3. The seers --
4. The planners --
5. The crucibles --
6. The airplanes --
7. The bombs --
8. The bombsights --
9. The aircrews --
10. The defenses --
11. The five cities --
12. The surveys.
Other Titles: Strategic bombing by the U.S. in World War II
Responsibility: Stewart Halsey Ross.
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This work sets suppositions against facts surrounding the USA's use of strategic bombing in World War II. Chapters cover the events leading up to the war; the start of the war; the seers and  Read more...

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