Bombing + Air Raid Defense

Bombardment of civilians in undefended cities far away from the front lines is an atrocity, yet it was common practice during World War II. Read here about the history, conduct, and consequences of this war crime, as well as the various attempts to protect the civilian population from death falling from the skies.

Sir Arthur Harris: Dutiful Soldier—or War Criminal?

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Travers Harris (1892-1984) led British Bomber Command for the greater part of World War II. He is widely regarded as one of the most controversial figures of the war. This article discusses the career path that enabled Harris to become commander-in-chief of Bomber Command, as well as the morality of area bombings practiced by Harris during World War II.

Were the 1945 Allied Bombings of Dresden Militarily Justified?

Numerous historians have argued that Dresden was a legitimate military target because it was one of the greatest commercial and transportation centers in Germany. Other historians state that the Dresden bombings resulted in needless civilian deaths that were not necessary to advance the Allied cause. This article discusses whether the Dresden bombings were militarily justified.

How Many Germans Died under RAF Bombs at Dresden in 1945?

Introduction The bombing of Dresden remains one of the deadliest and morally most-problematic raids of World War II. Three factors make the bombing of Dresden unique: 1) a huge firestorm developed that engulfed much of the city; 2) the firestorm engulfed a population swollen by refugees; and 3) defenses and shelters even for the original…

Air Photo Evidence

Your browser does not support the video tag, but you can download the video here. During World War Two both German and Allied reconnaissance aircraft took countless air photos of places of tactical and strategic interest in Europe. These photos are prime evidence for the investigation of the Holocaust. Air photos of locations like Auschwitz,…

Arthur Butz and “Auschwitz: The Case for Sanity”

Smith’s Report no. 185 of October 2011 published an article by Arthur Butz entitled “Two Cutting-Edge Works of Holocaust Revisionism“ (pp. 3-7).[i] It was a review of Samuel Crowell’s recent book The Gas Chamber of Sherlock Holmes, and Other Writings on the Holocaust, Revisionism, and Historical Understanding (Nine-Banded Books, Charleston, WV, 2011), and of my…

It’s Going Direct to America’s Cultural Mavericks!

Samuel Crowell's 'The Gas Chamber of Sherlock Holmes' is available for purchase here The game’s afoot! Sherlock Holmes has joined CODOH’s battle to spread revisionism to the campus, to media, and to an elite of authors, intellectuals, and activists who are the most likely to be receptive to a bold, brilliant new synthesis of the…

Internet Roundup

Twenty years ago, James J. Martin, considered by many to be the dean of living revisionist historians, wrote The Saga of Hog Island and Other Essays in Inconvenient History. This revisionist classic brought to light suppressed stories of the Second World War, including the Pearl Harbor cover-up, the Allied rehabilitation of the Mafia after its…

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