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Firebombing

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Firebombing is a bombing technique designed to create a firestorm in the target city. This technique makes use of incendiary bombs to start a massive fire, and can also include a preliminary bombing run designed to prepare the city for burning. This bombing technique was as effective as the atomic bombs used against Japanese cities toward the end of World War II.

London, Coventry and many other British cities were firebombed during the Blitz

Most large German cities were firebombed. In several this induced a firestorm including

Many large Japanese towns were fire bombed including:

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