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The Effects of strategic bombing on German morale

The Effects of strategic bombing on German morale

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Published by [The Survey] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Psychological aspects.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.,
  • Morale.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States Strategic Bombing Survey, Morale Division ; dates of survey: March-July, 1945.
    Series[Reports. European War] -- 64b
    ContributionsUnited States Strategic Bombing Survey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785 .U6 no. 64b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22930626M
    LC Control Number47032695

    graduate Strategic Bombing. National Archives. Via Frank (). Strategic bombing was one of the most controversial aspects of the Second World War, from both a military and moral perspective. Beginning with the Italian Giulio Douhet in (Command of the Air), the possibility that a nation could be defeated solely by air attacks on its economic infrastructure was studied extensively by air.   Although he admits that the economic cost to Germany was high, Knell focuses on the failure of the morale bombing campaign: "Though area bombing was to result in the defeat of enemy morale and cause the overthrow of the enemy political systems, that effort did not produce the desired result."Reviews: 9.

    Click to read more about USSBS European War # 64b: The Effects of Strategic Bombing on German Morale, Volume II by United States Strategic Bombing Survey. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: United States Strategic Bombing Survey.   This book is truly a magisterial treatise on ALL 'strategic bombing' activity throughout the European theatre of World War II. Before getting into the major campaigns the author reviews the pre-war theories about air power, the dire predictions of mass bombings with enormous civilian casualties, and efforts to prepare populations to defend themselves in the face of such attacks; in short, the Reviews:

    of the German population by bombing. From July the morale of the industrial workers in particular was a definite objective. Although the US Army Air Force leaders did not believe morale was an effective target, morale remained a stated objective under the terms of the Pointblank Directive for the Combined Bomber Offensive issued in June   Overy similarly addresses the oil but also discusses the effects of the campaign on Axis morale, German industrial output, and the Combined Bombing Offensive’s general effect on the conduct of the war. Boyne also discusses the impact of the American (later joined by the RAF) emphasis on oil production, yet does not conclude this argument in.


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United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Effects of strategic bombing on German morale. Washington: [The Survey], (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States Strategic Bombing Survey.

Morale Division, OCLC Number: Notes. Strategic Bombing was the principal means by which the Allies sought to weaken the morale of German civilians. Almost a third of the population were directly subjected to it; countless more feared it. A fifth of the population were deprived of utilities by bombing and one in.

The effect of strategic bombing was highly debated during and after the war. Both the Luftwaffe and RAF failed to deliver a knockout blow by destroying enemy on: European Theatre of World War II. United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The effects of strategic bombing on German morale (Washington, ) (page images at HathiTrust) United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale.

Morale Division, June ([Washington, U. Govt. Print. Internet Archive BookReader The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale Internet Archive BookReader The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale.

Bombing seriously depressed the morale of German civilians. Its main psychological effects were defeatism, fear, hopelessness, fatalism and apathy. War weariness, willingness to surrender, loss of hope for German victory, distrust of leaders, feelings of disunity and demoralizing fear were all more common among bombed than unbombed Germans.

The sources indicate that observations on the home front, experiences under the bombs and information on strategic bombing from all parts of Germany, influenced people's evaluation of the regime.

The fact that Allied bomber squadrons succeeded in bomb ing German cities indicated military incompetence on behalf of the Wehrmacht. MORALE DIVISION. 64b. The Effects of Strategic Bombing on German Morale, 61 p. LC CALL NUMBER: DU6 (in a volume labeled“no.

64A-B”) Also in LC CALL NUMBER: DU57 Vol. Medical Branch. The Effect of Bombing on Health and Medical Care in Germany, p. LC CALL NUMBER: DU6 No. Top of Page. MUNITIONS DIVISION. A more plausible explanation is that strategic bombing is indeed about morale, but not that of the enemy.

It is the morale of the home front that must be boosted, when other methods appear to fail. Strategic Bombing in World War Two by David MacIsaac (Garland Publishing Company, ) The Hardest Victory by Denis Rechards (London, ) The Air War, by Richard Overy (New York, ).

The Area Bombing Directive was a directive from the wartime British Government's Air Ministry to the Royal Air Force which ordered RAF bombers to attack the German industrial workforce and the morale of the German populace through bombing German cities and their civilian inhabitants.

The directive is contradictory to article 25 of the Hague Conventions of andand sparked. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The effects of strategic bombing on German morale v United States Strategic Bombing Survey. View full catalog. It didn’t fulfill its early promise. That part of the 20th century was the age of ‘miracles and wonders’, where technological innovation was at a pace never experienced before or since.

Just two generations had seen the advent of automobiles, tele. Diagram showing the effects of strategic bombing on German morale inpublished (Catalogue ref: AIR 48/70). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale Item Preview remove-circle The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale by United States Strategic Bombing Survey. Morale Division. Photos of Coventry after bombing, 2. Report on Dresden as a target, February 3.

Diagram showing the effects of strategic bombing 4. RAF aerial photos of Dresden, October 5. Bomber Command report on Dresden, October 6.

Poster showing bombing of a German power station 7. Air attacks & German morale, report. Strategic Bombing Effects Survey (July-Sept. ) U.S. Bombing Research Mission (Sept.-Nov. ) Functions: Studied the effects of Allied aerial attacks on Germany and German-occupied Europe (European Survey) and on Japan (Pacific Survey), to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of.

Although a great deal of damage was done these raids had little impact on the German economy or civilian morale. Massive air attacks on Germany continued and in May Arthur Harris ordered a 1, bomber raid on Cologne. This involved the Royal Air Force using every aircraft available and in two hours over a third of the city was badly damaged.

Get this from a library. The effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale. [United States. War Department.; United States Strategic Bombing Survey.

Morale Division,;] -- Examines the willingness and capacity of the Japanese to work and sacrifice to win the war, and how those attitudes changed as a result of the American bombing campaigns, including the atomic bombs.

The strategic bombing campaigns effects on oil and synthetic oil production in particular should not be understated, without fuel the tanks and airplanes don’t move, and the crews don’t train, and the idea that bombing civilian populations did not have an effect on production is also a little understated.

The Effects of strategic bombing on Japanese morale — First published in Subjects Aerial Bombing, Morale, American Aerial operations, World War,Psychological aspects.Books The effects of strategic bombing on German morale / United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Morale Division ; dates of survey: March-July, Publisher: [The Survey] Physical Description: v.: ill., map 26 cm.

Subjects: War, Aerial War, War, Psychological aspects.emphasis on execution of the CBO, 20 The Casablanca Directive ordered the strategic bombing forces to: conduct a joint United States-British air offensive to accomplish the progressive destruction and dislocation of the German military, industrial, and economic system, and the undermining of the morale of the German people to a.