Bombing civilians : a twentieth-century history / edited by Marilyn B. Young & Yuki Tanaka - New York : London : New Press ; Turnaround [distributor], 2010 - viii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index

British "humane bombing" in Iraq during the Interwar era / The bombing campaigns in World War II : the European theater / The bombing war in Germany, 2005-1940 : back to the future? / A forgotten holocaust : U.S. bombing strategy, the destruction of Japanese cities, and the American way of war from the Pacific war to Iraq / Were the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? / Strategic bombing of Chongqing by Imperial Japanese army and naval forces / Bombing civilians from the twentieth to the twenty-first centuries / The United States and strategic bombing : from prophecy to memory / Bombing and the morality of war / Aerial bombardment of civilians : the current international legal framework / Yuki Tanaka -- Ronald Schaffer -- Robert G. Moeller -- Mark Selden -- Tsuyoshi Hasegawa -- Tetsuo Maeda -- Marilyn B. Young -- Michael Sherry -- C.A.J. Coady -- Timothy L.H. McCormack and Helen Durham

This title includes contributions from scholars in the US and Europe as well as new arguments by Japanese historian Tsuyoshi Hasegawa claiming that Soviet invasion, rather than atomic bombing, lead to the Japanese surrender of the Pacific

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Military history, Modern--20th century
Civilian war casualties--History--20th century
Bombing, Aerial--History--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Casualties
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American

D431 / .B66 2010

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