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The bombing of Dresden

On the 75th anniversary of the Dresden raid, Sinclair McKay explores one of the most controversial Allied actions of the Second World War

The ruins of Dresden after the bombing by Allied forces in early 1945. (Photo by Getty Images)
Published: February 12, 2020 at 2:58 pm
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On the 75th anniversary of the Dresden raid, historical author Sinclair McKay explores one of the most controversial Allied actions of the Second World War. He describes the devastation caused by the bombing and considers whether it constitutes a war crime

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