Was it justifiable that the Allies bombed German cities?
" We kick off in October with a debate on the role of Bomber Command in World War II, with three of Britain’s most distinguished WWII historians and one of our best known moral philosophers going head to head.
Speakers for the motion:
A C Grayling
Philosopher and author of Among the Dead Cities: Is the Targeting of Civilians in War Ever Justified?
Professor of history at Exeter University who has published extensively on World War II and air power in the 20th century
Speakers against the motion:
Award-winning historian whose latest book is the No. 1 international bestseller The Second World War
Former foreign correspondent and one of Britain’s best-regarded military historians. His books include the best-selling Bomber Boys which casts new light on the men who flew in the Strategic Air Campaign