Fire and Fury by Randall Hansen audiobook

Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany, 1942-1945

By Randall Hansen
Read by Julian Elfer

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During the Second World War, Allied air forces dropped nearly two million tons of bombs on Germany, destroying some 60 cities, killing more than half a million German citizens, and leaving 80,000 pilots dead. But the terrible truth is that much of the bombing was carried out against the expressed demands of the Allied military leadership, leading to the needless deaths of hundreds of thousands of civilians. Focusing on the crucial period from 1942 to 1945, Fire and Fury tells the story of the American and British bombing campaign through the eyes of those involved: the military and civilian command in America, Britain, and Germany, the aircrews in the skies who carried out their orders, and civilians on the ground who felt the fury of the Allied attacks. Here, for the first time, the story of the American and British air campaigns is told—and the cost accounted for . . .

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During the Second World War, Allied air forces dropped nearly two million tons of bombs on Germany, destroying some 60 cities, killing more than half a million German citizens, and leaving 80,000 pilots dead. But the terrible truth is that much of the bombing was carried out against the expressed demands of the Allied military leadership, leading to the needless deaths of hundreds of thousands of civilians.

Focusing on the crucial period from 1942 to 1945, Fire and Fury tells the story of the American and British bombing campaign through the eyes of those involved: the military and civilian command in America, Britain, and Germany, the aircrews in the skies who carried out their orders, and civilians on the ground who felt the fury of the Allied attacks. Here, for the first time, the story of the American and British air campaigns is told—and the cost accounted for . . .

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Author Bio: Randall Hansen

Author Bio: Randall Hansen

Randall Hansen is the Interim Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He has authored or coauthored several books, including Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII and Sterilized by the State: Eugenics, Race, and the Population Scare in Twentieth-Century North America.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 11.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English