DRESDEN: THE FIRE AND THE DARKNESS

McKAY (S.)

H137

£20.00

400pp. 2020. In February 1945 the Allies obliterated Dresden, the ‘Florence of the Elbe’. Bombs weighing over 1,000 lbs fell every seven and a half seconds and an estimated 25,000 people were killed. Was Dresden a legitimate military target or was the bombing a last act of atavistic mass murder in a war already won?

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