Targeting the city: Debates and silences about the aerial bombing of World War II

30 September 2005 Charles S. Maier

The article goes back to the early discussions of the morality of city bombing which took place before and during World War II and attempts to analyze both the moral argumentation and its historical context from the 1940s until today.

About the author

Charles S. Maier
Professor of History

Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History (Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies) at the Harvard University, Cambrigde, MA, USA