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War Discussion Of Whether discussion of whether not the attacks were justified has led to the bombing becoming one of the moral uestions of the Second World WarIn Gregg's first hand narrative personal and punchy he describes the trauma and carnage of the Dresden bombing After the raid he spent five days helping to recover a city of
innocent civilians thousands civilians thousands the Dresden bombing After the raid he spent five days helping to recover a city of innocent civilians thousands of had died in the fire storm trapped underground in human ovens As order was restored his life was once in danger and he scaped to the ast spending the last weeks of the war with the Russians.
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remarkable spokesman for the war generation' dan snowinspokesman for the war generation' Dan SnowIn Five Kurt Vonnegut fictionalised his time as a prisoner of war in Dresden in 1945 Vonnegut was imprisoned in a cellar while the firestorm raged through the city wiping out generations of innocent lives Victor Gregg remained above ground throughout the firebombing This is his true yewitness account of that week in February 1945Already a seasoned soldier with the Rifle Brigade Gregg joined the 10th Parachute Regiment in 1944 He was captured at Arnhem where he volunte. Ered to be sent to a work camp rather than become
another faceless numberfaceless number the huge POW camps With two failed The World Problem Capital Labor And The Church escape attempts under his belt Gregg wasventually caught sabotaging a factory and sent to Dresden for xecutionBefore Gregg could be xecuted the British Royal Air Force and the United States Army Air Forces dropped than 3900 tons of high xplosive bombs and
incendiary devices on Dresden in four air raids over two days in February 1945 The resulting firestorm destroyed six suare milesdevices on Dresden in four air raids over two days in February 1945 The resulting firestorm destroyed six suare miles the city centre 25000 people mostly civilians were stimated