The bomber mafia a dream, a temptation, and the longest night of the second world war

Large Print
Published 2021
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Summary:

"How a small team of Utopian Air Force strategists attempted to win World War II through precision bombing-only to witness Curtis LeMay defeat Japan from the air, by burning nearly 70 of its cities to the ground. A tale of idealists, grim pragmatists, technologists, and the wages of war"-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9780316309851
0316309850
Edition:
Large print edition, First edition.
Description:
xvi, 303 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
large print.
Notes:
Canadiana.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Introduction. "This isn't working. You're out."
"Mr. Norden was content to pass his time in the shop."
"We make progress unhindered by custom."
"He was lacking in the bond of human sympathy."
"The truest of the true believers."
"General Hansell was aghast."
"It would be suicide, boys, suicide."
"If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours."
"It's all ashes--all that and that and that."
"Improvised destruction."
Conclusion. " All of a sudden, the Air House would be gone. Poof."
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