Firestorm: The Bombing of Dresden 1945

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Firestorm: The Bombing of Dresden 1945

Edited by Paul Addison and Jeremy A Crang 2006

English Language New copy

On the night of 13 and 14 February 1945 the RAF bombed the city of Dresden, causing devastating fires which obliterated the historic city centre and killed many thousands of people.
Author Biography

Paul Addison was Director of the Centre for Second World War Studies at the University of Edinburgh from 1996 - 2005. He is now an Honorary Fellow there. His recent books include Churchill: The Unexpected Hero and Now the War Is Over: A Social History of Britain 1945-51. 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 of The British Army and the People's War 1939-1945; co-editor, with Paul Addison, of The Burning Blue: A New History of the Battle of Britain (also published by Pimlico) and, most recently, co-editor of A Military History of Scotland.