Imperial War Museums - In June 1943, the British Secretary of State for Air, Archibald Sinclair, asked the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Anthony Eden to reconsider the principle that causing casualties to non-German civilians was a sufficient ground for restraint.

Imperial War Museums - In June 1943, the British Secretary of State for Air, Archibald Sinclair, asked the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Anthony Eden to reconsider the principle that causing casualties to non-German civilians was a sufficient ground for restraint.

Richard Overy - author - selected for the  Cundill Prize in Historical Literature in 2014.

The Bombers and the Bombed : Allied air war over Europe - Richard Overy

Former First World War air ace Hermann Goring officially founded the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force in 1935.

Former First World War air ace Hermann Goring officially founded the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force in

The tale of the real work horse - Cupid - in WW I found on: postmedia.com/thegreatwar

The remarkable story of how a father, son and their horse dodged shellfire together during World War One is told in a new book, Cupid’s War, by Martin Laurie

Soviet soldier private Mikhail Makarov looks at the destroyed Reichstag building in Berlin circa May 1945.

thebeautyandthehorror: “ Mikhail Makarov, soldier, infantryman, who reached Berlin. Front of the Reichstag. Location: Berlin, Germany Time taken: May 1945 Author: Anatoly Morozov ”

A V-2 rocket on display in Trafalgar Square, London circa 1945,

bmashina: The ancestor of the space age. Rocket in Trafalgar square in London, October 1945

German soldiers of the Hemann Goring Division pose in front of Palazzo Venezia in Rome in 1944 with a picture taken from the Biblioteca del Museo Nazionale de Napoll before the Allied forced arrival.

German soldiers of the Hermann Göring Division posing in front of Palazzo Venezia in Rome in 1944 with a picture taken from the Biblioteca del Museo Nazionale di Napoli before the Allied forces' arrival in the city.

In a recently published book, Richard Overy describes how Allied air-force commanders decided which European cities would be bombed, and which would be spared.

Workers assemble Liberator Bombers at Ford's Willow Run Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan in

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