The Bomber Mafia

by Malcolm Gladwell

£20.00

History; Society

Hardback

9780241535004

Published by Penguin Books Ltd

Published April 2021

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A Story Set in War

Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists had a different view. This “Bomber Mafia” asked: What if precision bombing could, just by taking out critical choke points – industrial or transportation hubs – cripple the enemy and make war far less lethal? In The Bomber Mafia, Gladwell delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.

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