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Econ 210a: U.C. Berkeley: Spring 2012: February 29: The Uneven Spread of Industrialization

Liveblogging World War II: February 22, 1942

British Air Chief Marshal Arthur Harris, newly appointed head of Bomber Command:

The Nazis entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they were going to bomb everyone else, and nobody was going to bomb them. At Rotterdam, London, Warsaw, and half a hundred other places, they put their rather naïve theory into operation. They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind