Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945

Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, published by Columbia University Press. The Allied… read more

Jorg Friedrich talked about his book, The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, published by Columbia University Press. The Allied bombing of Germany during World War II resulted in 600,000 casualties and devastated the landscape of historic cities such as Dresden. German historian Friedrich said the book combines narrative and first-hand testimony to depict the air raids as they were experienced by German civilians. He also considered Allied rationale for the bombing and whether or not the campaign influenced the war’s outcome. Since its initial publication in German in 2002, the book has been translated into ten languages. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

Clips from This Video

More information about

Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945

1,184 Views
Program ID:
196223-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 8, 2012

Airing Details

  • Mar 17, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2007 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2007 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 05, 2009 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2009 | 4:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2009 | 10:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2009 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 06, 2012 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:12:13
    Price:
    $7.49
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:12:13
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart