AUTHORWerrell, Kenneth P.
TITLEDeath From the Heavens: A History of Strategic Bombing
PUBLISHERNaval Institute Press
CITYAnnapolis, MD

This book chronicles the global history of strategic bombing from its inception in World War I to 2008. It focuses on the development of the technology and use of strategic bombardment. Individual chapters discuss German, British, and American strategic bombing campaigns during World War II. Subsequent chapters describe the application of strategic bombing during the Korean and Vietnam wars as well as the development of competing missile systems. The conclusion questions the future of strategic bombing as a delivery system in the twenty-first century. Numerous historical photographs complement the text.

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