BBC - Berlin Broadcasting Corporation?

BBC - Berlin Broadcasting Corporation?

BBC - Berlin Broadcasting Corporation?

First published in Editor Ian Murray's Blog Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Editor-in-chief

It’s hard to understand why it has taken almost 70 years since the end of the Second World War for Britain to et around to honouring the hundreds of thousands of bomber aircrews that risked their lives and in so many cases paid the ultimate sacrifice to help win the war against Germany.

The unveiling of the memorial by The Queen yesterday finally corrected that wrong.

The fact the BBC couldn’t help themselves from injecting the number of Germans that died from the bombing into every report, and even quoted the Mayor of Dresden, was typical of the corporation.

There was no mention made of course of the terror bombing of London, Coventry and Southampton – to name but a few – on the Beeb. Goebels would have been proud of them.

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11:14am Fri 29 Jun 12

St Retford says...

Well I should imagine the BBC was a little bit careful because the bombing of Dresden was, by any definition, a war crime.
Well I should imagine the BBC was a little bit careful because the bombing of Dresden was, by any definition, a war crime. St Retford
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11:12am Sat 30 Jun 12

PaddyDucks says...

Not forgetting more war crimes. Hamburg. The use of incendiary bombs to burn thousands..thats not war!
Not forgetting more war crimes. Hamburg. The use of incendiary bombs to burn thousands..thats not war! PaddyDucks
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