Invaluable context and perspectives...consistently thought–provoking.... (Times Literary Supplement
Unashamedly sober and scientific, providing a welcome dose of objectivity. (BBC History
An outstanding book on a subject that will simply not go away. (Gary Sheffield Military Illustrated
Perhaps the most rewarding of the many books written about the Dresden bombing...Short, easy to read, and of great value. (Anthony Clayton Journal of Military History
About the Author
Paul Addison is an Honorary Fellow in the School of History and Classics at the University of Edinburgh where he was from 1996 to 2005 Director of the Centre for Second World War Studies. His most recent book isChurchill: The Unexpected Hero (2005). Jeremy A. Crang is senior Lecturer in History and Assistant Director of the Centre for Second World War Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author ofThe British Army and the People's War 1939-45 (2000) and co-editor (with Paul Addison) ofThe Burning Blue: A New History of the Battle of Britain (2000).