Dresden: Tuesday February 13, 1945 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Frederick Taylor re-examines the events leading up to the notorious fire bombing of Dresden during WWII and demonstrates that despite enormous destruction especially of the old city, many of the previous accounts of the allied attack exaggerated the numbers killed and embroidered the facts. The book includes a history of the city and many first hand accounts from people who went through the actual bombing.
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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1940's History of military?    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Air Force Nationality?    -   British Specific war?    -   World War II

Subjects of this Historical Account

Religion? (if plays a major part)    -   Jews! Ethnicity (if plays a major part)    -   European/White Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Neutral From a certain profession/group?    -   politicians


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany    -   England/UK

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   3 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   5 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Book makes you feel...    -   challenged How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses on brief history of a lot of players How much romance?    -   2 () How much humor?    -   1 () Minor characters feature lots of:    -   military Is this a kid's book?    -   Ages 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A handful Maps necessary?    -   Necessary maps provided Length of book    -   400-450 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   10 ()

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