A History of Bombing

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Granta, 2001 - Bombing, Aerial - 224 pages
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On 1 November 1911, Lieutenant Cavarotti leaned out of the cockpit of his delicate aircraft, and, holding a Hassen handgrenade, began one of the most devastating military tactics of the 20th century: aerial bombing. A fascinating history of the development of air power, bombs, and the laws of war and international justice.

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User Review  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

A very frustrating book; the kind that makes you want to throw it against the wall at one point while muttering "Hmmm. He's got a point there." at others. The start with, the very format is ... Read full review

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Having previously read Swedish author Sven Lindqvist's excellent and haunting travel/history book Exterminate All the Brutes, I have been eager to read this for a while now. My enthusiasm was only ... Read full review


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