Roger Moorhouse. Berlin at War: Life and Death in Hitler's Capital, 1939-45. London: Vintage, 2010. Bomber Command found Berlin to be of great interest, so it's something I should know more about. There are two chapters on Berlin under the raids, and the topic appears elsewhere in the book too: for example, how Berliners adapted to the blackout. Should make a nice companion piece to the Ziegler I picked up last week.

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2 thoughts on “Acquisitions

  1. Chris Williams

    Brett, have you read Kershaw's _The End_ yet? There's some really interesting stuff in it about a small insurrection which happened in bombed-out Koln early 1945, which has a bit of an overlap with the ideal-type 'knockout blow' narrative. Although 'bludgeoned to the ground' might be more apposite than 'knockout blow' at that stage.

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