The game of numbers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 19.03.10 | 17:28 (IST)

    Some times numbers reveal what perception can't. Other time numbers are manipulated to change perception. It is curious that the most savage bombing campaign in history, the one waged against North Korea during the Korean war is largely unknown. While because of a single work of art, the Bombing of Guernica is well known today. Even there the casualties are subject to wild exaggeration by the Basque government at 4-5 times what is now considered valid.

    from the article: Did Nazis exaggerate death toll in WWII Dresden air raid?
    First published 10:58 19.03.10 | Last updated 13:44 19.03.10
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