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The Bombing War

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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket.
The ultimate history of the Blitz and bombing in the Second World War, from Wolfson Prize-winning historian and author Richard Overy. The use of massive fleets of bombers to kill and terrorise civilians was an aspect of the Second World War which continues to challenge the idea that Allies specifically fought a 'moral' war. For Britain, bombing became perhaps its principal contribution to the fighting as, night after night, exceptionally brave men flew over occupied Europe destroying its cities. The Bombing War radically overhauls our understanding of the War. It is the first book to examine seriously not just the most well-known parts of the campaign, but the significance of bombing on many other fronts - the German use of bombers on the Eastern Front for example (as well as much newly discovered material on the more familiar 'Blitz' on Britain), or the Allied campaigns against Italian cities. The result is the author's masterpiece - a rich, gripping, picture of the Second World War and the terrible military, technological and ethical issues that relentlessly drove all its participants into an abyss.
The book is in excellent condition with only very light shelfwear to the dust jacket. The binding is sound and the corners are sharp. All the pages are clean and unmarked. There are 16 pages of black and white photographs within the book. Please be aware the book weights 1.45 kg.

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Author(s):
Richard Overy
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0713995610
ISBN-13:
9780713995619
Publisher:
Allen Lane
Title:
The Bombing War

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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket.
The ultimate history of the Blitz and bombing in the Second World War, from Wolfson Prize-winning historian and author Richard Overy. The use of massive fleets of bombers to kill and terrorise civilians was an aspect of the Second World War which continues to challenge the idea that Allies specifically fought a 'moral' war. For Britain, bombing became perhaps its principal contribution to the fighting as, night after night, exceptionally brave men flew over occupied Europe destroying its cities. The Bombing War radically overhauls our understanding of the War. It is the first book to examine seriously not just the most well-known parts of the campaign, but the significance of bombing on many other fronts - the German use of bombers on the Eastern Front for example (as well as much newly discovered material on the more familiar 'Blitz' on Britain), or the Allied campaigns against Italian cities. The result is the author's masterpiece - a rich, gripping, picture of the Second World War and the terrible military, technological and ethical issues that relentlessly drove all its participants into an abyss.
The book is in excellent condition with only very light shelfwear to the dust jacket. The binding is sound and the corners are sharp. All the pages are clean and unmarked. There are 16 pages of black and white photographs within the book. Please be aware the book weights 1.45 kg.

Author(s):
Richard Overy
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
0713995610
ISBN-13:
9780713995619
Publisher:
Allen Lane
Title:
The Bombing War

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