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  • n. Plural form of firebombing.


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  • Lighting a candle for Palestinians on Hanukah is like lighting a candle for the Germans at Dresden; it was a terrible tragedy, but the firebombings were a consequence of the German Reich’s assault on Humanity.

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  • Then I'm sure the Gemans are waiting for an apology for FDR's firebombings that incinerated 1 million.

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  • Amid the firebombings and church burnings that rocked McComb in the 1960s, Jackson lived in the oasis of a self-sufficient black neighborhood.


  • U.S. ecoterrorists, as most people call them, or ecowarriors as they see themselves, are suspected of some 1,200 arsons and other forms of sabotage, including firebombings, that consumed buildings at the University of Michigan, a ski resort in Vail, Colo. and dozens of SUVs at a dealership.

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  • The firebombings allegedly fit the pattern of revenge that police say motivated the other attacks.

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  • The suspect, Ray Lazier Legend, is facing charges in connection with five firebombings starting Sunday, including an attack on an Islamic center for which he has also been charged with a hate crime.

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  • So he conveniently 'forgets' the Allied carpetbombing on civilians, the firebombings of German cities and the other attrocities committed by the Russians.

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  • "I was hoping this would be a more civil discussion," City Councilman Denis Pitman said after the firebombings.

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  • In that regard the killings were not much different from the mass firebombings and atomic bombings from high altitude that Britain and the United States perpetrated upon enemy civilians in the course of the war.

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  • The Allied firebombings of Dresden and Tokyo certainly rank right up there.

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