cover image The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany

The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany

Robin Neillands, Author Overlook Press $37.5 (448p) ISBN 978-1-58567-162-5

""A critique of strategic bombing as a whole, from its creation during the Great War until the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945,"" The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany nevertheless focuses on the RAF and USAAF missions over German cities missions that have recently been branded as often little more than organized murder, given the number of civilian casualties. The author, Former Royal Marines Commando Robin Neillands (The Conquest of the Reich: D-Day to V-E Day), is a member of the British Commission for Military History. ( Aug.)