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The Bombing War: Europe 1939‑1945 by Richard Overy – review

The bombing campaigns were startlingly inaccurate - and this is the most important book on the second world war published this century. By Richard J Evans
  • Geoff Lees

    The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945 By Richard Overy - 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 terrorize 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

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