— Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris 1919
“Riveting…. A stellar sense of authenticity…. Hansen offers a point of view that few will have heard before and many may choose to disagree with.”
— Winnipeg Free Press
“[A] careful, principled probing of the historical record.”
— Vancouver Sun
From the Hardcover edition.
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...