Bombing Civilians : A Twentieth-Century History
By: Tanaka, Yuki.
Contributor(s): Young, Marilyn B.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : New Press, The, 2010Description: 1 online resource (301 p.).ISBN: 9781595586315.Subject(s): Bombing, Aerial -- History -- 20th century | Civilian war casualties -- History -- 20th century | Military history, Modern -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- CasualtiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bombing Civilians : A Twentieth-Century HistoryDDC classification: 358.414 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; Notes; About the Contributors; Index
Bombing Civilians examines a crucial question: why did military planning in the early twentieth century shift its focus from bombing military targets to bombing civilians? From the British bombing of Iraq in the early 1920s to the most recent policies in Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon, Bombing Civilians analyzes in detail the history of indiscriminate bombing, examining the fundamental questions of how this theory justifying mass killing originated and why it was employed as a compelling military strategy for decades, both before and since the bombing of Hiroshima an
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