We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The 'Baby Killers' by Thomas Fegan

The First World War airship and aeroplane raids by Germany on Britain constituted the first strategic bombing campaign in history. It was a novel and unwelcome means of waging war that provoked panic and resentment, and dispelled Britain's island sense of security. The raiders, demonised as 'baby killers' for causing indiscriminate civilian casualties, may not have crushed British morale, but they disrupted war production and succeeded in diverting personnel, arms and aeroplanes from where they were needed most at the Front. Most important, the raids changed the face of warfare for ever by bringing the whole nation into the front line. The book features previously unpublished photographs and is divided into a history of the raids as they occurred, and a gazetteer with detailed information about many of the placed that were bombed. Attention is drawn to the physical scars made by the raids that may still be seen today, and to the memorials erected to the victims. SELLING POINTS: A thoroughly researched full record of the first sustained bombing campaign on history Magnificently illustrated with contemporary photographs Illustrated

Buy The 'Baby Killers' by Thomas Fegan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781781592038
ISBN-10: 1781592039
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x 0mm)
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The 'Baby Killers' by Thomas Fegan

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about 'Baby Killers' book by Thomas Fegan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Thomas Fegan

Thomas Fegan is a graduate and post-graduate of Kent, London, Cambridge and Surrey Universities. He researches for television documentaries and writes for historical journals.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.