Guernica: The Crucible of World War II

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Guernica: The Crucible of World War II

By Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts
Stein and Day, 1975
319 pp. $8.95
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A reconstruction of the life of Guernica, a small Basque town, before, during, and after its deliberate destruction by German aerial bombardment in April 1937. A team of seasoned writers and investigators interviewed survivors and perpetrators and have woven their recollections into this dramatic account of horror and heroism.