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  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

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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User Review  - Eily - LibraryThing

A curious title, you might think but this book is essential if you want to understand war and the governments who wage it. This is no ordinary history book but a uniquely fascinating read from start ... Read full review

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