Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2014

800 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199668519

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Death from the Skies

How the British and Germans Endured Aerial Destruction in World War II

Dietmar Suss

  • The story of how the British and the Germans coped with the mass bombing of their cities in World War II
  • The first major comparative investigation of the British and the German response to aerial warfare
  • Illuminates how both societies sought to maintain morale amidst the material destruction and psychological trauma visited upon them
  • Reflects on how the bombing has been remembered in both countries since the War - and how the debates about it remain alive to this day