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The bombers and the bombed : Allied air war over Europe, 1940-1945 / Richard Overy.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D785 .O92 2014

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    Summary
    A history of the Allied bombing campaigns of World War II questions the morality of British and American attacks on occupied European cities while offering insight into the course of the civilian front line of the Allied air war as it was shaped by political strategies.
    Variant Title
    Allied air war over Europe 1940-1945
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Overy, R. J., author.
    Published
    New York, New York : Viking, 2014
    ©2013
    Locale
    Europe
    Germany
    Contents
    Prologue: Bombing Bulgaria
    The sorcerer's apprentice: Bomber Command 1939-42
    The Casablanca Offensive: the Allies over Germany 1943-44
    The "Battle of Germany", 1944-45
    The logic of total war: German society under the bombs
    Italy: The war of bombs and words
    Bombing friends, bombing enemies: Germany's new order
    Epilogue: Lessons learned and not learned: bombing into the post-war world.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-541) and index.
    Prologue: Bombing Bulgaria -- The sorcerer's apprentice: Bomber Command 1939-42 -- The Casablanca Offensive: the Allies over Germany 1943-44 -- The "Battle of Germany", 1944-45 -- The logic of total war: German society under the bombs -- Italy: The war of bombs and words -- Bombing friends, bombing enemies: Germany's new order -- Epilogue: Lessons learned and not learned: bombing into the post-war world.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    0670025151
    9780670025152 (hardcover)
    Physical Description
    xxviii, 562 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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