Naval War College Review


In the 1920s, early in his career, when Ar- thur Harris commanded 45 Squadron in Iraq, he was concerned with improving the accuracy of his unit’s bomb aiming. Can this be the same man who, twenty years later, was responsible for leading the Royal Air Force Bomber Command’s area-bombing campaign against the cities of the Third Reich, the apogee of which was the apocalyptic raid on Dresden in February 1945?