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Published by Barnes & Noble Books .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8012895M
ISBN 100760720304
ISBN 109780760720301
OCLC/WorldCa50584091

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  Although the focus of the book is the bombing in February , the book also includes a brief history of Dresden and Saxony, the Nazi era, events in England and Europe during WWII and the development of military technology that made the devastating bombing possible/5. This book was released for the 75th anniversary of the Dresden Bombing Raids of Then it struck me - Valentines Day. Dresden was bombed on the evening of February 13th and into February 14th/5.   Dresden: Tuesday 13 February by Frederick Taylor pp, Bloomsbury, £ At about 6pm on February 13 , aircraft from RAF Bomber Command's elite 5 . The bombing of Dresden was a British-American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony, during World War four raids between 13 and 15 February , heavy bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped more than 3, tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on the on: Dresden, Nazi Germany.

  Dresden was a densely crowded city in the winter of , filled with refugees fleeing the advancing Red Army. For most of them, the end of the war looked near and inevitable and a full-scale. Buy Dresden: A Survivor's Story, February Reprint by Victor Gregg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().   Bombing of Dresden: Aftermath From February 13 to Febru , during the final months of World War II (), Allied forces bombed the . Dresden The Devil's Tinderbox,by Alexander McKee. New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., , , with maps, photographs, index. Reviewed by Charles Lutton. The destruction of the virtually undefended German city of Dresden by bombers of the Royal Air Force and U.S. Army Air Force, in mid-February, , remains one of the most controversial.

  The Paperback of the Dresden: Tuesday, Febru by Frederick Taylor at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(4).   In , Dresden had a veneer of normality, but, beneath the surface, there was a deep sense of unease. However, for most of the inhabitants, the disquiet was more about the approaching Russian army than fear of being bombed. With the war coming to an end, it was hoped that Dresden had escaped the worse of the bombing campaign. /5(25).   On the evening of Feb. 13, , writes British literary critic McKay (The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book, , etc.), British bombers unleashed a savage attack on the Nazi-controlled city of Dresden, killing s people and turning the "Florence on the Elbe," as the elegant cultural center was known, into "a burnt and bloody wilderness."Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group. [Amazon==51kN-zsQxdL] [reviewed]Dresden The Devil’s Tinderbox, by Alexander McKee. New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., , , with maps, photographs, index.[/reviewed] The destruction of the virtually undefended German city of Dresden by bombers of the Royal Air Force and U.S. Army Air Force, in mid-February, , remains one of the most controversial episodes of the .