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No inscription. Bookseller Inventory Ask Seller a Question. It rained down death and destruction. But it was defeated by the mass mobilisation of a million ordinary Londoners in defence of their city.

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Airwar, Terror from the Sky/Tragic Victories

The Blitz of World War Two represented a new kind of war: the massed aerial bombing of a modern urban population. What decided the outcome was whether the victims cowered or fought back. What was the Blitz? Every night bar one for ten solid weeks,from 7 September to 14 November , London was attacked by an average of bombers. The night bombers followed daylight raiders, and the fires already started in the docks guided the second wave to its targets.

More than were killed and 1, seriously injured. The 15 October was another very bad night. Four hundred bombers dropped tons of high explosive, causing massive disruption to the entire transport network, rail, tube, and road. The fire services were stretched to their absolute limit. But the last night — 10 May — was the worst. The bombers started 2, fires, including a giant conflagration at Elephant and Castle, killed more than 1, people, and left , families without gas, electricity, or water.

Across Britain, two million homes had been damaged or destroyed, but the majority of these were in the capital, where 1. Why did the Blitz happen? The Blitz had been the most determined attempt so far to win a war by bombing from the air, as the Germans attempted to bomb London into submission. Twenty-five years before, London had been the principal target of the first experiments with this new kind of war.

But air-power was then in its infancy. It was not even clear that heavier-than-air aeroplanes — rather than lighter-than-air airships — were the way forwards. The primitive bombers of the First World War, despite huge investment and repeated raids, managed to kill a mere 1, civilians between early and late But these were pioneers, and some saw great potential represented in their clumsy efforts. Enthusiastic interwar air-power theorists, above all the Italian military aviator Giulio Douhet, argued that future wars might be won by bombers alone.

AA guns pound the night with round after round.

But it was mainly for effect. What really mattered was whether ordinary Londoners could 'take it'. Whatever people may tell him, the bomber will always get through. Meantime, as war fears grew in the late s, British Civil Defence officials prepared for up to , air-raid casualties per week.

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Some Nazi leaders, notably Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering, shared these exaggerated expectations. Terror bombing had proved effective in Spain. Exaggerated reports of 5, casualties were widely believed. Four days after the bombing, the Nationalists captured the city. Hitler had little interest in a war with Britain and little stomach for a seaborne invasion — especially with RAF Fighter Command still intact and contesting air supremacy over the Channel.

Dominant on the Continent, Hitler now aimed at empire in the east. The British could be left alone on their island, if only they would accept the new Nazi order in Europe. This was the issue over which the Battle of London was fought. The British people seemed determined to fight on — alone and against the odds. The Blitz was to be the great test of whether this resolve could be broken.