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What is a war crime? Reflections on the anniversary of the bombings of Dresden in 1945 by RAF and US bombers

A couple of years ago at the Imperial War Museum (IWM) North in Manchester an exhibition showcased the British bomber pilots of World War II. The 2006 exhibition, entitled Against the Odds: the Story of Bomber – Command in the … Continue reading

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‘I dream about those German sausages’

The above sentence was the message I received the other day from a Facebook-friend, together with a black and white photograph showing some African kids in a classroom with a tall, Germanic looking woman-teacher, and some German sentences on the … Continue reading

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