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Choices Under Fire Moral Dimensions of World War II by Michael Bess

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


  • Ethics (Specific Aspects),
  • World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Ethics & Morals,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9370161M
ISBN 100307263657
ISBN 109780307263650

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  Choices under Fire: Moral Dimensions of World War II 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. Study of the moral problems arising during the 2nd World War.(Saturation bombing, A-bomb, Nuremburg trials.) Very good, but hasa tendency to overlook the emotional climate at the : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Michael Bess explores, in Choices Under Fire, all kinds of moral considerations about Allied conduct in World War II. While he makes it clear that World War II was, indeed, the Good War, fought by the Allies for a good (moral) cause, he points out and explores morally debatable issues/5(18). —Rocky Mountain News“Meticulous, unsparing, and a brilliant case study in the complexity -but also the necessity–of coming to moral judgments even in a time of “total war.” —Sanford Lakoff, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of California, San Diego“A tough-minded, courageous, ultimately optimistic book, sure to spark debate among readers interested in the history of warfare and the . Choices under fire: moral dimensions of World War II User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Bess, who won the George Perkins Marsh prize in environmental history for his last book, The Light Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France 4/5(2).

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