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The Bomber Mafia

A Story Set in War

Author: Malcolm Gladwell  

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A riveting tale of persistence, innovation, and the incalculable wages of war, from the international bestselling author of Talking to Strangers and host of the award-winning podcast Revisionist History

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A riveting tale of persistence, innovation, and the incalculable wages of war, from the international bestselling author of Talking to Strangers and host of the award-winning podcast Revisionist History

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Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists had a different view. This "Bomber Mafia" asked- What if precision bombing could, just by taking out critical choke points - industrial or transportation hubs - cripple the enemy and make war far less lethal? In The Bomber Mafia , Gladwell delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.

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About the Author

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of six international bestsellers- The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw , David and Goliath and most recently, Talking to Strangers . He is the host of the podcast Revisionist History, a staff writer at The New Yorker, and co-founder of the audio company Pushkin Industries. He graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a degree in history. Gladwell was born in England and grew up in rural Ontario. He lives in New York.

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin UK | Allen Lane
Published
4th May 2021
Pages
256
ISBN
9780241535868

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16 Sep, 2021
Great read, succinct and thoughtful.
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