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The destruction of Dresden

David John Cawdell Irving

The destruction of Dresden

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
  • Dresden (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Irving ; with a foreword by Sir Robert Saundby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255p.,8p. of plates :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998121M
    ISBN 100333404831
    OCLC/WorldCa12509825


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Dresden was bombed, unlike Hiroshima or Nagasaki, as a terroristic action andpeople died. This figure exceeds either of the A-bomb casualty lists.

On February 13three successive waves of British and U.S. aircraft rained down thousands of tons of high explosive and incendiary bombs on the largely undefended German city of Dresden.

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Apocalypse The Destruction of Dresden Using official papers, private records, and the accounts of eye-witnesses on both sides, David Irving gives a harrowing account of the two saturation bombing raids executed by RAF Bomber Command on Germany's most beautiful city at the end of the war, a horrific firestorm raid which left overDavid John Cawdell Irving was born in Essex, England on Ma He was educated at London University and is a controversial historian.

His first book, The 5/5(1). Before February,Dresden was a city largely untouched by war. It was also an undefended city, packed with refugees fleeing from the advancing Russians. More people were to die there than at Hiroshima or Nagasaki.

In one of the most devastating raids on Germany almost 2, Allied bombers dropped 3, tons of bombs, includingD Irving book on Dresden bombing revd. ON the night of Feb. 13,Lancasters of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command made two attacks on Dresden, capital of Saxony.

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Vonnegut, who was a POW in the city during those fateful days and nights, pondered the fact that his account of the attack made him wealthy and famous, saying ‘the Dresden atrocity was so meaningless, finally, that only one person on the entire planet.

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The target city was among Germany’s largest, but had little military or industrial value.