Bombing Is a Quiet Business

Strachey, John
November 1941
New Republic;11/10/41, Vol. 105 Issue 19, p617
Focuses on the recent systematic bombings in London, England. Attack on London by the German air force; Series of night raids that continued for sixty nights; Destruction of houses due to excessive bombings; Consequence of the use of high explosives for the destruction of buildings; Calculation regarding the tonnage of bombs that would have been dropped; Failure of the wholesale night bombing of great cities.


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